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Wall clock


Object number

RIF3735

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 71.12 cm (28 in.)

Date

1820–1840

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Wood with painting and gilding

Inscriptions

"Hope," inscribed on base shield carved with anchor

Provenance

By descent in the Allen family, Newport, Rhode Island; by descent to Francis Allen Hallowell, Stonington, Connecticut; Arthur and Marguerite Riordan, Stonington; consigned to Northeast Auctions, Hampton, New Hampshire (sale held Manchester, New Hampshire), August 6–7, 1994, lot 567

Associated names

Allen family of Newport, Rhode Island
Francis Allen Hallowell
Arthur Riordan
Northeast Auctions

Bibliography

Northeast Auctions, Hampton, N.H., New Hampshire Auction: Important Americana, Folk Art, English and Continental Furniture, Clocks, Paintings, Decorative Arts and Oriental Rugs, sale cat. (August 6–7, 1994), 49, lot 567, ill.