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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF6732

Maker

Attributed to Daniel Spencer, 1741–1796
Clockmaker Unknown

Dimensions

98 1/4 22 1/4 11 in. (249.6 56.5 27.9 cm)

Date

1793–1796

Current location

Cox Collection

Geography

Made in Lexington, Kentucky
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Cherry (primary); yellow poplar and chestnut (secondary)

Marks

None

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

William Morton, Lexington, Kentucky, possibly William Morton (1752–1836); by descent in the Morton and Morgan families, Lexington, Kentucky. Cox Collection, Lexington, Kentucky

Associated names

William Morton

Bibliography

Tara Gleason Chicirda and Mack Cox, "A Rhode Island Cabinetmaker in Kentucky: Revelations of a Clock Reexamined," American Furniture (2018): 176–81, 183–84, fig. 8, 12, 22.