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From: "Primitive Antique Shop advertisement," Antiques 62, no. 3 (September 1952): 230
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF6029

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker William Stanton, 1794–1878

Dimensions

Unknown

Date

1815–1820

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Unknown

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

"This Grandfathers clock hung on the wall without frame for many years (as a wag on the wall.) The frame was made in 1807 by William Stanton of Newport, R.I., a brother of Robert Stanton. The clock was given to Robert F. Stanton by his Grandfather Robert Stanton in his will because he was named Robert for him. Lucy A. Stanton," written on a sheet of paper found in the clock

Style

Federal

Provenance

Robert Stanton (ca. 1765–1859), Windham, Connecticut; by descent to his grandson Robert Fenner Stanton (1844–1924), Windham, Connecticut; by descent to his wife, Lucy A. Stanton (née Larkin, 1860–1955). Primitive Antique Shop, Willimantic, Connecticut, 1952

Associated names

Robert Stanton
Robert Fenner Stanton
Lucy Anna Larkin
Primitive Antique Shop

Bibliography

"Primitive Antique Shop advertisement," Antiques 62, no. 3 (September 1952): 230, ill.