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


Object number

RIF5371

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker William Claggett, 1694?1749

Dimensions

48 40 24 in. (121.92 101.6 60.96 cm)

Date

1735–45

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
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Marks

"William Claggett Rhode Island," engraved on dial arch

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Queen Anne

Provenance

Possibily William Claggett (1696–1749), Newport, Rhode Island

Associated names

William Claggett

Bibliography

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): 20, fig. 9.
Donald L. Fennimore and Frank L. Hohmann III, Claggett: Newport's Illustrious Clockmakers (Winterthur, Del.: Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library, 2018), 244, WC-58.