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Aaron Willard Mahogany Tall Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
59
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 25, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Aaron Willard Mahogany Tall Clock, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1790, the fret-top case with brass stop-fluted freestanding columns flanking the painted iron Osborne dial inscribed in gothic script Aaron Willard/Boston, floral spandrels and oval vignette of a classically dressed woman and putto, the rectangular waist door with ovolo corner line inlay, the base plinth with similar line inlay and banding, all on a two-stage molded base with ogee feet, eight-day, brass, hour-striking movement with two tin-cased weights and seconds beating pendulum, ht. 94 in.
Estimate $12,000-18,000

Feet and fret are period and with minor age consistent imperfections, one cap for central finial is with the clock but not glued on, Dial lining including signature are original, period weights, pendulum, finials, and winding key


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Massachusetts, Aaron Willard