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Dwarf tall clock


Object number

RIF2322

Maker

Maker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed John Goddard, 1723/24–1785
Clockmaker Thomas Claggett, ca. 1730 - 1797

Dimensions

Height: 167.64 cm (66 in.); Width: 40.64 cm (16 in.)

Date

1760–1780

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"Thos. Claget, Newport," engraved on boss in lunette on brass dial

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Luke Vincent Lockwood (1872–1951) and his wife, Alice Burnell Lockwood, Greenwich, Connecticut; consigned by her estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, May 13–15, 1954, lot 515. Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, Delaware

Associated names

Luke Vincent Lockwood
Alice Burnell Lockwood
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.

See also


Bibliography

Luke Vincent Lockwood, Colonial Furniture in America, 3rd ed., 2 vols. (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926), vol. 2, pp. 336–337, fig. 128.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 17th and 18th Century American Furniture and Paintings: The Celebrated Collection Formed by the Late Mr. and Mrs. Luke Vincent Lockwood, sale cat. (May 13–15, 1954), 169, lot 515, ill.
Chris Bailey, Two Hundred Years of American Clocks and Watches (Englewood Cliffs, N. J.: Prentice Hall, 1975), 26, fig. 20.
James Smith, "The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum," Antiques 113, no. 6 (June 1978): 1284, ill.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 297n2.