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American Decorative Arts
Maker: David Wood, 1766–1850

Tall Case Clock

1800–1815

Mahogany (primary); northern red pine (secondary)

89 1/2 × 20 1/2 × 9 1/2 in. (227.3 × 52.1 × 24.1 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2340
Geography: 
Made in Newburyport, Massachusetts
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Timepieces
Provenance: 

Henry H. Taylor, Bridgeport, CT; 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), 78–81, no. 15, 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.