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From: "John S. Walton, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 95 (February 1969): 172
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF2408

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Thomas Claggett, ca. 1730 - 1797

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1755–1765

Current location

Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc.

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"Thomas / Claggett / NEWPORT," engraved on brass dial

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

John S. Walton, Inc., New York, 1969; sold to E. Martin Wunsch (1924–2013), New York; the Wunsch Americana Foundation, New York

Associated names

John S. Walton, Inc.
E. Martin Wunsch

Bibliography

"John S. Walton Antiques, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 95, no. 2 (February 1969): 172, ill.
Richard L. Champlin, "William Claggett and His Clockmaking Family," Newport History: Bulletin of the Newport Historical Society 47, Part 3 (Summer 1974): 178.
Richard L. Champlin, "William Claggett and His Clockmaking Family," Supplement to the Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. 11 (Summer 1976): 26–27, fig. 14–15.