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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF5958

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Maker of movement Edward Spalding, American, 1732–1785

Dimensions

Height: 241.3 cm (95 in.)

Date

1775–1785

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Cherry (primary); chestnut (back board)

Marks

"Spalding / Providence," engraved, on plate above center arbor

Inscriptions

"Time of itself is nothing but from thought," engraved, on band above moon phase

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Eldred's, East Dennis, Massachusetts, November 21–23, 2013, lot 1407

Associated names

Eldred's

Bibliography

Jackie Sideli, "Americana and Decorative Art at Eldred's," Maine Antique Digest (February 2014): 16-D, ill.
"Eldred's," www.eldred's.com/auctions/detail/item/194054/sale/787/dept/2 (accessed March 24 2014), lot 1407.