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Shelf clock


Object number

RIF2407

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Walter Cornell, American, 1777 - after 1855

Dimensions

99.06 cm (39 in.) x 33.655cm (13 1/4in.)

Date

1805–1810

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"Walter Cornell / Newport," in paint, on dial

Provenance

Mrs. J. Amory Haskell (née Margaret Moore Riker, 1864–1942), New York; consigned by her estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, November 8–11, 1944, lot 717

Associated names

Mrs. J. Amory Haskell
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.

Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, The Americana Collection of the Late Mrs. J. Amory Haskell, Part Two, sale cat. (May 17–20, 1944), 195, lot 717, ill.