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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF6035

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Squire Millerd, 1749?1820
Alternate name(s): Squire Millard

Dimensions

93 20 1/2 11 1/4 in. (236.22 52.07 28.58 cm)

Date

1795–1805

Current location

Private collection

Geography

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

Medium

Maple (primary); chestnut (backboard)

Marks

"Squire / Millerd / Warwick," engraved on arch of sheet brass dial

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Hepplewhite, Federal

Provenance

Private collection, 2014

Notes

Movement: 8-day brass time and strike

Bibliography

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), 109, 422–23, no. 99, fig. 1.