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Photo: Courtesy Rhode Island Furniture Archive, Preservation Society of Newport County, L.106
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF4022

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker William Claggett, 1694 - 1749

Dimensions

223.52 x 46.36 x 23.5 cm (88 x 18 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)

Date

1730–1750

Current location

The City of Newport; Newport Cultural Commission, Rhode Island

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"W. Claggett, Newport," engraved on silvered dial

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

City of Newport, Rhode Island; Newport Cultural Commission; loaned to the Preservation Society of Newport County, 1956

Associated names

Preservation Society of Newport County

Bibliography

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), 30, fig. 43.