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From: "Rhode Island Furniture: From the Collection of Duncan A. Hazard," Antiques 29 (April 1936): 20–21, lot 117
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF397

Maker

Casemaker Holmes Weaver, American, 1769 - 1848, active 1796–1848
Clockmaker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 195.58 cm (77 in.)

Date

1800–1810

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"Holmes Weaver / Cabinet and Chairmaker / Meeting Street / Newport," printed in red ink in script on paper label inside waist door

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Edward Newton, Newport, Rhode Island, 1929; Duncan A. Hazard (1874–1939), Newport, 1936; consigned by his estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, November 9, 1940, lot 117. Cornelius C. Moore (1885–1970), Newport, 1954

Associated names

Edward Newton
Duncan A. Hazard
Cornelius C. Moore

Bibliography

"Rhode Island Furniture from the Collection of Duncan A. Hazard," Antiques 29, no. 4 (April 1936): 158, ill.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Early American Furniture including Important Goddard and Other Examples from the Private Collection of the Late Duncan A. Hazard, Newport, Rhode Island, sale cat. (November 9, 1940), 20–21, lot 117, ill.
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. 33, ill.
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), 412n1.