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Photo: Courtesy Delaney Antique Clocks, West Townsend, Mass.; photo by Paul Foley
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF6095

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker William Claggett, 1694 - 1749

Dimensions

240.03 x 49.53 x 25.4 cm (94 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 10 in.)

Date

1740–1745

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Cherry (primary); chestnut (secondary)

Marks

"William Clagget / Newport," engraved, on boss in dial arch

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Delaney Antique Clocks, West Townsend, Massachusetts, 2014

Associated names

Delaney Antique Clocks

Bibliography

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), 111n19.