A Federal mahogany dwarf clock Case attributed to Samuel Mulliken II (1746-1846) Newburyport, Massachusetts, late 18th century
height 46in (117cm)
For related examples, see Skinner, Inc., Boston, American Furniture & Decorative Arts, November 6, 2005, lot 151, and Sotheby's New York, Property from the Collection of Josephine & Walter Buhl Ford II, October 6, 2006, lot 370.
Literature: Brooks Palmer, A Treasury of American Clocks, New York: The Macmillan Company, 1967, p. 25, nos. 40-41