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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF2277

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker David Williams, 1769 - 1823

Dimensions

Height: 238.761 cm (94 in.)

Date

1800–1810

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"David Williams / NEWPORT," painted on dial

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Sotheby's, New York, June 28 and 30, 1984, lot 569. Thomas G. Schwenke, New York, 1984. Robert O. Stuart, Inc., Limington, Maine, 1986

Associated names

Robert O. Stuart
Thomas Schwenke

Bibliography

Sotheby's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, Porcelain, and Related Decorative Arts, sale cat. (June 28 and 30, 1984), lot 569, ill.
"Thomas G. Schwenke advertisement," Antiques 126, no. 6 (December 1984): 1286, ill.
"Robert O. Stuart, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 129, no. 6 (June 1986): 1224.