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Richard L. Champlin Papers, Redwood Library and Athenaeum, Newport, R.I.
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF4155

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker William Claggett, 1694?1749

Date

1730–49

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Inscriptions

"For John Proud, Newport," engraved on square nameplate

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Possibly John Proud, Newport, Rhode Island. Thomas George Hazard, Jr. (born 1862), Narragansett Pier, Rhode Island, by 1926

Associated names

John Proud
Thomas George Hazard Jr.

Bibliography

Luke Vincent Lockwood, Colonial Furniture in America, 3rd ed., 2 vols. (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926), vol. 2, p. 286, fig. 845.
Donald L. Fennimore and Frank L. Hohmann III, Claggett: Newport's Illustrious Clockmakers (Winterthur, Del.: Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library, 2018), 242, WC-32.