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Object Number 2008.3.1
Object Name Clock, Tall Case
Date 1730-1749
Year Range to 1749.0
Year Range from 1730.0
Artist Claggett, William
Description Made of mahogany wood. Sarcophagus-type hood, arched pediment with half-round columns in front, quarter-round columns in rear, three flame finials (added); burl veneer on hood, pediment, door and base. Base has been shortened and Victorian paw-type feet added. Brass dial with fleur de lis between numbers, cast spandrels of female masks and arabesques in corners. Square aperture shows date, small dial for seconds, medium sized dial shows date, round aperture shows phases of the moon.
Caption Claggett Clock
Dimensions H-100.5 W-15.5 D-7.25 inches
Material Wood
People Claggett, William
West, Inez
Search Terms Vigneron Family
Newport (ferry)
Subjects Clocks & watches