Tall Case Clock
Bonnet of case has a molded curved cresting that supports three fluted urn and flame finials. The bonnet is supported by two full and two half fluted pillars, the white painted dial is decorated with urn and scroll spandrels. The dial also includes the hour and second hands as well as a date register and the maker's name "Caleb Wheaton Providence". The door block and carved at top with a projecting carved shell, the plain base supported on ogee bracket feet. Label from inside of case door dated 9/22/1929, Sticker on pendulum "C.W. Lyon 75178" "05" written in pen below. Sticker on right weight "Charles W. Lyon" typed, "05 75178" handwritten.
American, Rhode Island
mahogany, glass, iron, brass, wood, metal
Overall: 97 x 21 1/2 x 11 in. (246.4 x 54.6 x 27.9 cm)
Purchased by Doris Duke from Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc. New York, March 3, 1973, Sale 3480, Lot 162
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