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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF6695

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Unknown
Clockmaker James Wilson, British, active 1777, died 1809

Dimensions

96 × 21 1/2 × 11 in. (243.8 × 54.6 × 27.9 cm)

Date

1785–1800

Current location

Private collection

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany (primary); pine (backboard)

Marks

"WILSON," cast into plate behind dial

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

William Aborn Tucker (1833–1894), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to his wife Josephine Almira Wightman Tucker (1843–1930), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to her daughter Myra Tucker Hood (1863–1943) and her husband Frederic Clark Hood (1865–1942), Brookline, Massachusetts; by descent to their son Donald Tucker Hood (1893–1970) and his wife Alva Brown Hood (1900–1987), Brookline, Massachusetts; by descent to their daughter Mrs. George Angle ( née Alva Hood, 1927–2019), Rochester, New York; consigned by her estate to Cottone Auctions, Rochester, New York, October 3, 2020, lot 181

Associated names

Cottone Auctions
?William A. Tucker
Josephine Almira Wightman
Myra Tucker
Frederic Clark Tucker
Donald Tucker Hood
Alva Brown
Alva Hood

Bibliography

"Cottone Auctions advertisement," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (September 25, 2020): 11C, ill.
"Cottone Auctions advertisement," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (September 18, 2020): 54, ill.