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October 27, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Aaron Willard "Bride's" Shelf Clock

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 28, 2016 10:00AM


Aaron Willard "Bride's" Shelf Clock, Boston, c. 1820, white-painted case with stenciled finial plinth and pillow molding at the base, brass paw feet, reverse-painted tablets enclosed in gilded rope-molded frames, the upper marked Aaron Willard/Boston with gilt stenciled foliage and seashells, the lower with a scene of a mill on a stream, roman numeral dish dial, eight-day brass time-only movement, powered by a cast iron weight and regulated by a pendulum with brass-faced bob, ht. 34 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Period case, movement, dial, pendulum and weight. Case and glasses have been repainted and rope molding regilded.

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