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American Decorative Arts
Manufacturer: E. Ingraham & Company, founded 1831

Shelf clock, “Detroit” model

ca. 1878

Oak with maple, glass, brass, and other metals

23 3/8 × 15 3/8 × 4 3/4 in. (59.373 × 39.053 × 12.065 cm)
Gift of Thomas Hunting
2007.143.1
Geography: 
Manufactured in Bristol, Connecticut
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Timepieces
Provenance: 

Mary Jane Hunting Topic; gift to her son, Thomas Hunting, 1984; gift 2007 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2006–June 30, 2007,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 203.

Christina Borger, “Hidden Treasures,” New Haven Register (December 13, 2009), E3, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.