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Claggett arrived in Boston in 1714 and moved to Newport two years later. During the next three decades, he developed a reputation as a skillful clockmaker and a multi-talented craftsman who (among other things) made musical instruments, engraved paper money, and conducted electrical experiments....

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Provenance

Lent by George W. Brown, Sept. 4, 1917.

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Buffinton Brown in memory of G. Winthrop Brown

1720–30

Object Place

Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 200

Dimensions

Block: 234.3 x 44.5 x 26.7 cm (92 1/4 x 17 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

39.546

Medium or Technique

Pine case

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Clocks