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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF396

Maker

Casemaker Palmer and Coe, active 1804 - 1809
Clockmaker Caleb Wheaton, American, 1757 - 1827

Dimensions

Height: 200.66 cm (79 in.)

Date

1804–1809

Current location

Preservation Society of Newport County

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); yellow poplar and sycamore (secondary)

Marks

"Palmer and Coe / Cabinet and Chair Maker / Long Wharf / NEWPORT / H. Barber, Sculp," printed, on paper label glued inside door

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York; sold to Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island, by 1953

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.

Bibliography

Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., "The Newport Exhibition," Antiques 64, no. 1 (July 1953): 44, fig. 24.
Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., The Arts and Crafts of Newport, Rhode Island, 1640–1820 (Newport, R.I.: Preservation Society of Newport County, 1954), 59–60, no. 34, ill.