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Mahogany Tavern Clock Attributed to Aaron Willard

Auction:
2431
Lot:
99
Sold for:
$10,665$9,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Mahogany Tavern Clock Attributed to Aaron Willard, Boston, c. 1825, with turned and glazed bezel over the 11 3/4 in dia. concave painted iron dial, lower waist door, eight-day brass timepiece with iron weight, brass faced, lead backed pendulum bob and iron rod, ht. 30 in.

A related example is illustrated and discussed in Roger W. Robinson and Herschel B. Burt, The Willard House and Clock Museum and The Willard Family Clockmakers, pps. 187-188.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Case is in old refinished condition, dial in undisturbed condition, hands, weight and pendulum appear to be period and the original, head section of case stamped "2".

Keywords

Aaron Willard, Herschel B. Burt, Clock Museum, Banjo clock, Bob, Clock, Clockmakers, Clocks, Simon Willard clocks

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