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Simon Willard Inlaid Mahogany Isaiah Thomas Jr. Labeled Tall Clock

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
183
Sold for:
$23,370$19,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Simon Willard Inlaid Mahogany Isaiah Thomas Jr. Labeled Tall Clock, Roxbury, Massachusetts c. 1800, the fret-top hood with three brass finials surmounting the glazed hood door with brass-trimmed dial mat over the "Wilson" painted iron roman numeral dial signed "Simon Willard," in block lettering, floral spandrels, recessed date and moon's age in the arch and pierced steel hands all flanked by freestanding brass stop-fluted columns, molded edge full-length waist door with simple string inlay decoration, stop-fluted quarter-columns, similar decorated case bottom resting on a step-molded ogee bracket feet, eight-day time and hour strike brass movement with recoil escapement and rack and snail strike system powered by two tin-cased weights and regulated by a brass-faced pendulum bob and iron rod, ht. 94 1/2 in.


Estimate $15,000-30,000

original painted dial, signature and moon's phase, clear label with slight loss, original base molding and feet, original finials, old replaced fret.


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