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American Decorative Arts
Clockmaker: Patrick Magann, American
Maker (dial): Ashwin and Company, British, 1787–1791

Tall Case Clock

ca. 1792–ca. 1795

Mahogany, white pine

98 3/4 in. (250.8 cm)

Hood: W: 20 3/4 in., FW: 18 5/8 in., D: 10 3/8 in., FD: 9 3/8 in. Lower Case: H: 64 3/8 in., W: 19 in., FW: 14 1/8 inà..
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2021
Geography: 
Made in Charleston, South Carolina
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Timepieces
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York. Gift in 930 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), 162–65, no. 36, ill.

James W. Gibbs, Dixie Clockmakers (Gretna, La.: Pelican Publishing Company, 1979), 135, 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.