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From: Richard L. Champlin, "Thomas Claggett: Silversmith, Swordsman, Clockmaker," Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc., 21, no. 2 (April 1979): 173
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF5381

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Thomas Claggett, ca. 1730 - 1797

Dimensions

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

Date

1755–1775

Current location

Private collection

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

None

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Private collection, 1979

Bibliography

Richard L. Champlin, "Thomas Claggett: Silversmith, Swordsman, Clockmaker," Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. 21, no. 2 (April 1979): 173.