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April 20, 2021 12:00 PM - April 29, 2021 07:00 PMCalender

Simon Willard Inlaid Mahogany Tall Clock

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3595T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 20, 2021 12:00PM


Simon Willard Inlaid Mahogany Tall Clock, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1795, fretless hood over brass stop-fluted columns, roman numeral painted iron dial with raised gilt decorated spandrels, seconds bit, pierced hands, moon's phase in the arch and marked "S. Willard," brass stop-fluted quarter-columns flanking the satinwood inlaid waist door, period directions label attached to interior, flame mahogany veneered base with satinwood banding, all resting on ogee bracket feet, eight-day, time and hour-strike mechanism regulated by a brass-faced pendulum and two tin-cased weights, ht. 90 with finials.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

signature good under UV light, period finials and winding key, fret and plinths cut down, case refinished, original directions label on interior door, inlay restoration to base, feet old replacements. Seating board with additioanl wood straps nailed to underside.

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Simon Willard, Roxbury