American Decorative Arts
Maker: Aaron Willard, 1757–1844

Shelf Clock

1815–20

Mahogany, mahogany veneer; back board, white pine; blocks below movement, cherry

34 3/8 x 11 5/8 x 5 1/16 in. (87.3 x 29.5 x 12.9 cm) other (upper case frame): 10 1/2 x 4 9/16 in.(26.7 x 11.6 cm) other (Lower case): 13 11/16 x 11 5/8 x 5 in.(34.8 x 29.5 x 12.7 cm) other (lower case frame): 10 7/16 x 4 5/8 in.(26.5 x 11.7 cm)
Bequest of Charles Stetson, B.A. 1900
1954.37.23
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Timepieces
Geography: 
Made in Boston, Massachusetts
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Charles Stetson, Boston Gift in 1954 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Edwin A. Battison and Patricia E. Kane, The American Clock, 1725–1865: The Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (Greenwich, Conn.: New York Graphic Society, 1973), 182–183, no. 41, 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.