American Decorative Arts
Maker: David Wood, 1766–1850

Shelf clock

1795–1805

Mahogany; back board and glue blocks, white pine

37 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 6 in. (95.3 x 29.2 x 15.2 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2096
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Timepieces
Geography: 
Made in Newburyport, Massachusetts
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Charles W. Lyon, New York; Francis P. Garvan, New York. Gift in 1930 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), 168–171, no. 37, 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.