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From: "Kenneth and Paulette Tuttle, advertisement," Antiques 125 (May 1984): 989
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF2108

Maker

Clockmaker George Sommersall, worked 1765-1785
Maker, formerly attributed to John Goddard, American, 1723–1785
Casemaker Unknown

Dimensions

84 1/2 20 1/4 11 5/8 in. (214.63 51.435 29.528 cm)

Date

1765–85

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary); white pine (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Commissioned by Jabez Bowen (1739–1815), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent in his family, to about 1984; Kenneth and Paulette Tuttle, Gardiner, Maine, 1984. G. K. S. Bush, Inc., Washington, D.C., 1997

Associated names

Jabez Bowen
Bowen family
G. K. S. Bush, Inc.
Kenneth and Paulette Tuttle
Elisha Swan

Notes


See also


Bibliography

Wendy A. Cooper and Tara L. Gleason, "A Different Rhode Island Block-and-Shell Story: Providence Provenances and Pitch-Pediments," American Furniture (1999): 173, 175, 188–189, 191, fig. 10, 31, 34.
"G. K. S. Bush, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 151, no. 3 (September 1997): 214, ill.
"Kenneth and Paulette Tuttle advertisement," Antiques 125, no. 5 (May 1984): 989, ill.
"Kenneth E. Tuttle Antiques advertisement," Antiques 169, no. 1 (January 2006): 15.
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), 112n21, 316, 320nn4–5, 330n4, no. 61, fig. 2.