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From: Richard L. Champlin, "William Claggett and his Clockmaking Family," A Supplement to the Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. 11 (Summer 1976): 21, fig. 10
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF5372

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker William Claggett, 1694 - 1749

Dimensions

48 x 40 x 24 in. (121.92 x 101.6 x 60.96 cm)

Date

1720–1730

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Unknown

Marks

"Wm Claggett / Newport," engraved on plate below center arbor

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Unknown

Bibliography

Richard L. Champlin, "William Claggett and His Clockmaking Family," Supplement to the Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. 11 (Summer 1976): 21, fig. 10.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 111n7.