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From: Richard L. Champlin, "William Claggett and his Clockmaking Family," A Supplement to the Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. 11 (Summer 1976): 17, fig.6
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF5369

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
possibly William Claggett III, ca. 1745?1774

Dimensions

48 40 24 in. (121.92 101.6 60.96 cm)

Date

possibly 1768

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Marks

"Wm ["m" superscript] Claggett / 1768 / Newport" engraved on brass boss in top arch of dial

Bibliography

Richard L. Champlin, "William Claggett and His Clockmaking Family," Newport History: Bulletin of the Newport Historical Society 47, Part 3 (Summer 1974): 173–174, ill.
Richard L. Champlin, "William Claggett and His Clockmaking Family," Supplement to the Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. 11 (Summer 1976): 17, fig. 6–7.
Donald L. Fennimore and Frank L. Hohmann III, Claggett: Newport's Illustrious Clockmakers (Winterthur, Del.: Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library, 2018), 241, WC-21.