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Mahogany Shelf Clock Marked Aaron Willard

Auction:
2502
Lot:
650
Sold for:
$948$800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Shelf Clock Marked Aaron Willard, Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1830, scroll-top case with reverse-painted tablet marked Aaron Willard, Boston over the 7 7/8 in. dia. concave painted iron dial with Roman numerals, a looking glass in the lower section with the case standing on brass paw feet, eight-day time only weight-powered movement with pendulum and cast iron weight, ht. 34 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-3,000

A period Willard-school shelf clock with an old replacement top glass and scrolls, replacement finial, dial numerals relined, original front and rear feet, period looking glass, movement, pendulum and weight.

Keywords

Aaron Willard, Massachusetts, Clock, Clockmakers, Clocks, Horology, Mantel clock, Measurement, Pendulum, Time, Willard, Willard Brothers