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Aaron Willard Dish Dial Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
65
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

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

Description:

Aaron Willard Dish Dial Shelf Clock, Boston, c. 1820, scroll-top mahogany case with half-round moldings enclosing the reverse-painted glasses both with lyre corner decorations, the upper marked Aaron Willard, Boston, the lower with a mirrored oval in the center, painted iron Roman numeral dish dial, brass, eight-day, time-only movement powered by a cast iron weight, all on wood ball feet, ht. 35 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Some cracks in the half-round moldings, glasses are probably old repaints.


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