American Decorative Arts
Maker: Jonathan Mulliken, American, 1746–1782

Tall Case Clock

1772–82

American Butternut; top back of hood, white pine

79 5/8 x 21 3/8 x 10 3/8 in. (202.2 x 54.3 x 26.4 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.2331
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Timepieces
Geography: 
Made in Massachusetts
Status: 
By appointment
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), 58–60, no. 10, 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.