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From: Richard Champlin, "Thomas Claggett: Silversmith, Swordsman, Clockmaker," Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. 21 (April 1979): 176, fig. 6
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF5322

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Thomas Claggett, ca. 1730 - 1797

Dimensions

Height: 249.24 cm (98 1/8 in.)

Date

1770–1790

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"T: Claggett Newport," engraved, on nameplate on dial below center arbor

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Unknown

Bibliography

Richard L. Champlin, "Thomas Claggett: Silversmith, Swordsman, Clockmaker," Newport History: Bulletin of the Newport Historical Society 49, no. 3 (Summer 1976): 64–65, 67, fig. 6–7.
Richard L. Champlin, "Thomas Claggett: Silversmith, Swordsman, Clockmaker," Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. 21, no. 2 (April 1979): 176–177, fig. 6–7.