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Shelf clock


Object number

RIF2407

Maker

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

Dimensions

Height: 39 in. (99.06 cm) Width: 13 1/4 in. (33.655 cm)

Date

1805–10

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"Walter Cornell / Newport," in paint, on dial

Style

Hepplewhite, Federal

Provenance

Mrs. J. Amory Haskell (née Margaret Moore Riker, 1864–1942), New York; consigned by her estate to Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, November 8–11, 1944, lot 717. Mrs. Robert Charles (née Marion Oates, 1919–2018), Washington, D. C., and Newport, Rhode Island; consigned by her estate to Gustave J. W. White, Inc., Newport, Rhode Island (sale held Portsmouth, Rhode Island), July 22, 2020; sold to an unidentified upstate New York collection

Associated names

Mrs. J. Amory Haskell
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
Marion Oates Charles
Gustave J. S. White, Inc.

Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, The Americana Collection of the Late Mrs. J. Amory Haskell, Part Two, sale cat. (May 17–20, 1944), 195, lot 717, ill.
"Gustave J. S. White, Inc., advertisement," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (July 24, 2020): 12C, ill.