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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF5616

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Caleb Wheaton, American, 1757–1827

Dimensions

214.63 x 52.07 x 26.04 cm (84 1/2 x 20 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)

Date

1785–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"CALEB WHEATON / Providence," painted, on dial below winding holes

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Bonhams, San Francisco, California, February 25, 2008, lot 24

Associated names

Bonhams

Bibliography

"Bonhams, 24 W, A Chippendale Mahogany Tall Case Clock," http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/15877/lot/24/?page_anchor=m1%3D1%26b1%3Dlist%26k1%3D24 (accessed October 30, 2012).
"Bonhams, Fine European and American Furniture and Decorative Arts 2008, USA, Lot 24, A Chippendale Mahogany Tall Case Clock," http://www.artfact.com/auction-lot/a-chippendale-mahogany-tall-case-clock-2-p-gxwv018so7 (accessed October 30, 2012).