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Photo: "Gustave J. S. White - Auctioneers: Rhode Island Estates Auction," advertisement, Antiques and the Arts Weekly, February 10, 2012, p. 97
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF5207

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Thomas Stretch, died 1765

Dimensions

Height: 256.54 cm (101 in.)

Date

1755–1765

Current location


Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island, and made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"Thomas Stretch / Philadelphia," engraved on dial

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Jamestown, Rhode Island, consignor; Gustave J. S. White Auctioneers, Newport, Rhode Island (sale held Portsmouth, Rhode Island), February 15, 2012

Associated names

Gustave J. S. White, Inc.

Bibliography

"Gustave J. S. White, Rhode Island Estates Auction, advertisement," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (February 10, 2012), 97.
Jackie Sideli, "Tall Clock Leads Rhode Island Auction," Maine Antique Digest (July 2012), 10–C.