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From: Wallace Nutting, Furniture Treasury, vol. 2 (Framingham, Mass.: Old America Company, 1928), fig. 3442
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Shelf clock


Object number

RIF3424

Maker

Clockmaker David Williams, 1769–1823
Casemaker Unknown

Date

1815–20

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"David Williams / Newport," in paint, on dial

Provenance

Benjamin A. Jackson, Wickford and Providence, Rhode Island, 1933

Associated names

Benjamin A. Jackson

Bibliography

Wallace Nutting, Furniture Treasury, 1st ed., 3 vols. (Framingham, Mass.: Old American Company Publishers, 1928–33), vol. 2, no. 3442, 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), 113n48.
Brooks Palmer, The Book of American Clocks (New York: MacMillan Company, 1950), 79, fig. 124.
Wallace Nutting, The Clock Book (Garden City, N.Y.: Garden City Publishing Co., 1935), 39–40, no. 87, ill.