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Clockmaker: Samuel Bispham, American, active ca. 1695–1710

Tall Case Clock

ca. 1710

Walnut, yellow pine, oak, poplar

82 × 21 × 9 1/2 in. (208.28 × 53.34 × 24.13 cm)
Gift in honor of Helen D. Andrus, Rachel M. Andrus and Samuel S.V. Andrus
2016.15.1a-g
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Timepieces
Provenance: 

Vincent D. Andrus, Jr., Greenwich, Conn.; by descent in his family; gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn. 2016

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

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.