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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF5836

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Samuel Rockwell, 1722–1773

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1742–53

Current location

The Stanley Weiss Collection

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary)

Marks

"Samuel / Rockwell / Providence," engraved on boss

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

The Stanley Weiss Collection, Providence, Rhode Island, 2010

Bibliography

"A Mahogany Chippendale Tall Case Clock with a Dial Signed by Samuel Rockwell, Attributed to the Goddard Townsend Family, Providence, RI, 1760-70," http://www.tildenthurber.com/stanleyweiss/pages/items13/sw01309r.html (accessed August 27, 2010), item sw01309.
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), 112n33.