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From: "David Stockwell, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 126 (September 1984): 373
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF2321

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker William Claggett, 1694 - 1749

Dimensions

231.141 x 53.34 x 25.4 cm (91 x 21 x 10 in.)

Date

1720–1740

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Walnut (primary); white pine (secondary)

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Israel Thorndike, Jr., Boston and Newport, Rhode Island; by descent to his grandson Herbert T. Tiffany (born ca. 1862), Baltimore, Maryland. David Stockwell, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, 1984

Associated names

Israel Thorndike, Jr.
Herbert T. Tiffany
David Stockwell, Inc.

Bibliography

Edgar G. Miller, American Antique Furniture: A Book for Amateurs, 2 vols. (Baltimore: Lord Baltimore Press, 1937), vol. 2, 913, pl. 1802.
Albert L. Partridge, "William Claggett, of Newport, Rhode Island, Clockmaker," Old-Time New England 27, no. 3 (January 1937): 113, ill.
"David Stockwell, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 126, no. 3 (September 1984): 373, ill.