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Aaron Willard Mahogany Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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

Description:

Aaron Willard Mahogany Shelf Clock, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1800, the fret-top case with three brass urn finials, glazed dial door over the "kidney"-shaped painted iron Roman numeral dial inscribed Aaron Willard/Washington Street/Boston, the lower raised plinth with banded inlay supported by splayed French feet, eight-day, time-only movement with cast iron weight and pendulum, ht. 39 in.

Provenance: Terry and Karen Brotherton.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Object right rear foot and associated blocking restored other repairs to feet, fret is a replacement, inpainting visible on dial


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.

Keywords

Roxbury, Massachusetts, Aaron Willard, Karen Brotherton, Terry Brotherton