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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF6041

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker William Stillman, 1767 - 1858

Dimensions

Height: 210.82 cm (83 in.)

Date

1786

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Maple

Marks

"William Stillman in Hopkinton 1786," on original paper dial

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Skinner, Inc., Boston and Bolton, Massachusetts (sale held Bolton, Massachusetts), October 29, 1995, lot 155

Associated names

Skinner, Inc.

Notes

The clock has a wooden movement and a wood and paper dial with pen and ink compass and numerals.

Bibliography

Skinner, Inc., Bolton, Mass., American Furniture and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (October 29, 1995), 54–55, lot 155, ill.
David Hewett, "Good Merchandise and Solid Gross," Maine Antique Digest (January 1996): 2-C, ill.