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From: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., The William Randolph Hearst Collection, Part II: Early American Furniture, Historical Blue Staffordshire, sale cat. (November 17–19, 1938), 114, lot 358
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF4390

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Maker: formerly attributed to John Goddard, 1723/24–1785
Clockmaker Samuel Rockwell, 1722 - 1773

Dimensions

Height: 228.6 cm (90 in.)

Date

1743–1752

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"Saml Rockwell, Providence," engraved on the brass and silver dial

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

William Randolph Hearst (1863–1951), San Francisco, California; consigned to Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, November 17–19, 1938, lot 358

Associated names

William Randolph Hearst
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.

Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, The William Hearst Collection, Part II: Early American Furniture and Historical Staffordshire Ware, sale cat. (November 17–19, 1938), 114, lot 358, ill.