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Shelf clock


Object number

RIF2325

Maker

Clockmaker Seril Dodge, American, 1759–1802
Casemaker Unknown

Dimensions

36 1/4 13 1/2 6 1/2 in. (92.075 34.29 16.51 cm)

Date

1785–1800

Current location

The Rhode Island Historical Society

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); pine (secondary)

Marks

"Seril Dodge," engraved, on silvered dial

Provenance

Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, 1965

Notes

Probably the "Spring Table Clock" Dodge advertised in the Providence Gazette in 1784

Bibliography

Joseph K. Ott, The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, exh. cat. (Providence: The Rhode Island Historical Society, 1965), 126–27, 170, no. 80, ill.
Joseph K. Ott, "The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture," Antiques 87, no. 5 (May 1965): 567, fig. 10.
Frank L. Hohmann III et al., Timeless: Masterpiece American Brass Dial Clocks (New York: Hohmann Holdings, 2009), 288–289, no. 87, ill.