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Chippendale Style - 1784-1799 - Clock - Mahogany

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Chippendale Style - 1784-1799 - Clock - Mahogany Image Note: Sold for $242,500 at Christie's
Maker Unknown
Catalog ID 1518
Produced 1784-1799
Material Mahogany
Type Misc
Country of Origin United States


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Description: Clock

Dimensions: 95" High x 19 1/2" Wide x 10 1/4" Deep

Notes: Chippendale style mahogany block-and-shell clock with dial signed by Seril Dodge. Inside the case door an inscription is handwritten on a paper label, "When the moon is full, or new moon, the tide at Newport is high". This clock is a great example of the craftsmanship of Newport and Providence manufacturers. The case features a carved and blocked shell that illustrates the work of a highly skilled craftsman. This clock is one of about five or six known to survive that is signed by Seril Dodge.


Item created by: nmwhite997 on 2016-08-01 10:04:23. Last edited by nmwhite997 on 2016-08-01 13:06:09

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