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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF5333

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Unknown

Dimensions

247.02 x 52.07 x 28.58 cm (97 1/4 x 20 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.)

Date

1785–1805

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Probably Lieutenant Jonathan Bradley (1744/45–1818), Andover, Massachusetts; by descent to his son, Charles Bradley (1792-1874), North Andover and Boston, Massachusetts; by descent to his son, The Honorable Charles Smith Bradley (1819-1888), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to his son, Charles Bradley (1845–1898), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to his daughter, Mary Emerson Bradley Porter (born 1884), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent in the Bradley family; Leigh Keno American Antiques, New York, 2003. Sotheby's, New York, January 22, 2011, lot 91

Associated names

Lieutenant Jonathan Bradley
Charles Bradley
Honorable Charles Smith Bradley
Charles Bradley
Mary Emerson Bradley
Bradley family of Providence, Rhode Island
Leigh Keno American Antiques
Sotheby's

Bibliography

"Important Americana from a Private Collection, Lot 91, The Lieutenant Jonathan Bradley Very Fine and Rare Chippendale Block and Shell-Carved and Figured Mahogany Tall case Clock, Providence, Rhode Island, Circa 1790," http://www.sothebys.com/app/ecatalogue/fhtml/pdf.jsp?view=full&id= (accessed January 24, 2011).
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana from a Private Collection, sale cat. (January 22, 2011), 82–83, lot 91, ill.