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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF5941

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker William Stanton, 1794–1878

Dimensions

Height: 235.59 cm (92 3/4 in.)

Date

1814–1816

Current location

The Stanley Weiss Collection

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany and mahogany veneer

Marks

"Wm.[ in superscript with two dots below] Stanton / Providence," in paint, on dial below winding arbors

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Federal, Hepplewhite

Provenance

Rathburn family, Wickford, Rhode Island; by descent to Emily Chase Ellis, Providence, Rhode Island; sold to Rodman Gardner Rathbun (1892–1957), Wickford, Rhode Island; by descent to his daughter, Virginia Stuart-Howard, Wickford, Rhode Island; consigned to Skinner, Inc., Boston and Bolton, Massachusetts (sale held Boston), March 2, 2014, lot 73; sold to Stanley Weiss, Providence, Rhode Island, 2014.

Associated names

Skinner, Inc.
Rodman Gardner Rathbun
Virginia Stuart-Howard
Emily Chase Ellis

Bibliography

Skinner, Inc., Boston and Marlborough, Mass., American Furniture and Decorative Arts and Americana Online, sale cat. (March 2, 2014), 24, lot 73, ill.