Aaron Willard Roxbury Tall Case Grandfather Clock Circa 1800 Boston, MA Mahogany For Sale
Aaron Willard Roxbury Tall Case Grandfather Clock Circa 1800 Boston, MA Mahogany:
Store Item:Aaron Willard Roxbury MA Tall Case Grandfather Clock Circa 1800 Federal Period
Description: Fine example of an Aaron Willard Roxbury Tall Case Clock made circa 1800. Mahogany case that features the gain of the wood, bonnet with pierced fretwork joining three plinths supporting brass ball and steeple finials. Arched glazed dial door flanked by fluted full columns with brass stop fluting. Paneled molded pendulum door in select grain mahogany veneer. Sides of trunk with fluted quarter columns with brass caps and brass stop fluting. Pendulum door with base panel with string inlay resting on ogee bracket feet. Painted iron dial with four spandrel areas decorated with floral designs. A lunar calendar or moon phrase with moon and ship decoration is located in the arch of the dial. Signed on the face "Aaron Willard" . The movement is constructed in brass and is good quality, the bell strikes on each hour on the hour, which is done on a cast iron bell which is mounted above the movement. Clock includes weights, pendulum and winder. About the maker: Aaron Willard was born in Grafton, Massachusetts on 10/13/1757. He learned the skill of clock making from his older brothers Benjamin and Simon. In 1780, Aaron Willard moved from Grafton to Roxbury with his brother Simon. In Roxbury, the Willard brothers established reputations as fine clock makers. During the early nineteenth century, the Willard brothers dominated the clock making industry in Massachusetts.
Condition Report: A fine example of an early Aaron Willard Roxbury Clock with minor flaking to edges of the dial, the second hand is missing from the dial, Fretwork has been replaced, the left side of the case has a small wood split. Finials are not original and are newer. The clock has run, but we do not guarantee the working conditions of clocks and highly recommend hiring a professional clock person to clean, service and install the clock after delivery.
Measurements: 83.5" H X 19.5" W X 9.5" D
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