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From: Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture (Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society,1965), 126, no. 81
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Bracket clock


Object number

RIF2326

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Caleb Wheaton, American, 1757–1827

Dimensions

60.96 x 30.48 x 16.51 cm (24 x 12 x 6 1/2 in.)

Date

1790–1800

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"CALEB WHEATON / PROVIDENCE," inscribed on dial

Style

Federal

Provenance

Dr. and Mrs. Warren W. Koontz, by 1965. Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence

Associated names

Dr. and Mrs. Warren Koontz

Bibliography

Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, exh. cat. (Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 126–127, no. 81, ill.
William H. Distin and Robert Bishop, The American Clock: A Comprehensive Pictorial Survey, 1723–1900: With a Listing of 6153 Clockmakers (New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1976), 91, fig. 185.