Tall Case Clock

attributed to Alvan Hastings, American, 1793 - 1851, attributed to Dudley Carleton, American, 1768 - 1835

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about 1821

Cherry and white pine

Overall: 91 1/2 × 18 1/4 × 9 1/2 in. (232.4 × 46.4 × 24.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Grace Washburn Hoskins in memory of her husband, Carl Seth Hoskins, Class of 1894

F.968.107

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clock

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Exhibition History

American Decorative Arts at Dartmouth, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 10-March 1, 1981.

Publication History

Shelby Grantham, Rich and Tasty Cabinetwork, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, March 1981, p. 29.

Margaret J. Moody, American Decorative Arts at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: The Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1981, page 30.

Margaret J. Moody, "American Furniture at Dartmouth College", The Magazine ANTIQUES: New York, August 1981, pp. 326-333, ill. plate II.

Provenance

Sold to Luther Hoskins [died 1879], Lyman, New Hampshire, 1821; bequeathed to Luther Barney Hoskins [1822-1913], 1879; bequeathed to his eldest son Seth Fisher Hoskins [1844-1928], 1913; bequeathed to his eldest son Carol Seth Hoskins [1871-1947], 1928; bequeathed to his widow Grace Washburn Hoskins, 1947; bequeathed to present collection, 1968.

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