American Decorative Arts
Maker: Thomas Lyman, American, born 1770

Tall Case Clock

1790–91

American butternut; top and base of hood; white pine

86 15/16 x 17 7/8 x 10 1/8 in. (220.8 x 45.4 x 25.7 cm) other (Lower case): 59 3/4 x 17 7/8 x 10 3/8 in.(151.8 x 45.4 x 26.4 cm) other (lower case frame): 12 11/16 x 7 7/8 in.(32.2 x 20 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1931.1246
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Timepieces
Geography: 
Made in Windsor, Connecticut
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York. Gift in 1931 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), 34–37, no. 4, 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.