Clock (Time piece)

  • Category:

    Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

  • Creator (Role):

    Thomas Claggett (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Newport, Rhode Island, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1752-1775

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Chestnut; Brass; Paint; Glass; Iron

  • Museum Object Number:

    1954.0019.002 A - G


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1954.0019.002 A - G

Object Name

Clock (Time piece)

Category

Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Thomas Claggett (Maker)

Place of Origin

Newport, Rhode Island, New England, United States, North America

Date

1752-1775

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Signature; Dial, boss; "Thos Claget / Newport" engraved

Materials

Mahogany; Chestnut; Brass; Paint; Glass; Iron

Dimensions (inches)

66 (H) , 16 (W) , 9.625 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

167.64 (H) , 40.64 (W) , 24.448 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW at cornice, OD at cornice, W (molding between hood and waist) 13.5 in., W (waist) 9.375 in., W (base) 12.125 in., W (base molding) 14.5 in., D (waist) 6.5 in., D (base) 8.25 n., D (base molding) 9.375 in.

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Electronic] Yale University Art Gallery. Rhode Island Furniture Archive.
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