04-25-2015 04-25-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2804M Marlborough
April 25, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Aaron Willard Mahogany Shelf Clock

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


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

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