American Decorative Arts
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Maker: Nathaniel Munroe, 1777–1861

Shelf Clock

1800–1810

Mahogany, mahogany veneer, various inlays (pine)

39 1/4 x 11 3/8 x 5 in. (99.7 x 28.9 x 12.7 cm) other (upper case frame): 10 1/4 x 4 3/8 in.(26 x 11.1 cm) other (Lower case): 16 3/16 x 11 3/8 x 5 in.(41.1 x 28.9 x 12.7 cm) other (lower case frame): 10 3/16 x 4 3/8 in.(25.9 x 11.1 cm)
Bequest of Olive Louise Dann
1962.31.27
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Timepieces
Geography: 
Made in Concord, Massachusetts
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Paul N. and Olive L. Dann, New Haven, Conn. Gift in 1962 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), 172–175, no. 38, ill.

David F. Wood, “Concord, Massachusetts, Clockmakers, 1789–1817,” Antiques 157, no. 5 (May 2000): 763–64, pl. VII.

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.