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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF500

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Walter Cornell, American, 1777 - after 1855

Dimensions

Height: 236.856 cm (93 1/4 in.)

Date

1800–1810

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary); pine (backboard and back of waist door)

Marks

"Walter Cornell / Newport," painted on dial

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

William Engs Dennis, Jr., Newport, Rhode Island; Cornelius C. Moore (1885–1970), Newport, Rhode Island. Skinner, Boston, November 7, 2004, lot 134

Associated names

William Engs Dennis, Jr.
Cornelius C. Moore
Skinner, Inc.

Bibliography

Skinner, Inc., Boston, American Furniture and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (November 7, 2004), 59, lot 134.