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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF5932

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker William Stillman, 1767 - 1858

Dimensions

237.49 x 53.34 x 23.5 cm (93 1/2 x 21 x 9 1/4 in.)

Date

1793–1809

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany with light and dark wood inlay

Marks

"WM Stillman Westerly," painted, on dial

Inscriptions

"Hollow Drum / White Cockade / Guilderoy / Aloway House," painted on dial

Style

Federal, Hepplewhite

Provenance

Christie's, New York, January 20–21, 1989, lot 637

Associated names

Christie's

Notes

The works may not be original to the case. Source: Christie's, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, January 20–21, 1989, p. 212, lot 637.

Bibliography

Christie's New York, New York, Fine American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (January 20–21, 1989), 212, lot 637, ill.