11-07-2010 11-07-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2524B Boston
November 7, 2010 11:00 AMCalender

Federal Mahogany Inlaid Tall Case Clock

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2524B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 07, 2010 11:00AM


Federal Mahogany Inlaid Tall Case Clock, Simon Willard, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1790, the case embellished with line inlay, patera in the door and base, and bordered by stringing and quarter fans, the hood and waist with reeded brass stop-fluted columns, all on ogee bracket feet, the floral polychrome painted and gilt dials showing moon's age, seconds hand, and calendar aperture, inscribed "Warranted for Mr. Moses White Simon Willard.," with eight-day brass weight-driven movement, ht. 94 in.

Provenance: Made for Moses White, Rutland, Massachusetts, the clock accompanied by a deed for Moses White's land.
Collection of the Roma W. Leland Trust, Washington Court House, Ohio.
Estimate $30,000-40,000

door slightly warped, name "Moses White" strengthened but Willard untouched, bottom board broken out, repairs to base, some bowing to front panel of base, crack at upper right corner of base.


Massachusetts, Moses White Simon Willard, Roxbury, Simon Willard, Moses White, Rutland, Court House, Roma W. Leland Trust, Washington Court House, Ohio