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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF5616

Maker

Clockmaker Caleb Wheaton, American, 1757–1827
Casemaker Unknown

Dimensions

84 1/2 20 1/2 10 1/4 in. (214.63 52.07 26.04 cm)

Date

1785–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"CALEB WHEATON / Providence," painted, on dial below winding holes

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

Bonhams, San Francisco, California, February 25, 2008, lot 24

Associated names

Bonhams

Bibliography

"Bonhams, Fine European and American Furniture and Decorative Arts 2008, USA, Lot 24, A Chippendale Mahogany Tall Case Clock," http://www.artfact.com/auction-lot/a-chippendale-mahogany-tall-case-clock-2-p-gxwv018so7 (accessed October 30, 2012).
"Bonhams, 24 W, A Chippendale Mahogany Tall Case Clock," http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/15877/lot/24/?page_anchor=m1%3D1%26b1%3Dlist%26k1%3D24 (accessed October 30, 2012).