Sale 18AM01 | Lot 124

Federal Mahogany Tall Case Clock

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 124
Federal Mahogany Tall Case Clock
Aaron Willard, Boston, Circa 1800
The arched hood with scrolled pierced cresting and three brass finials, painted dial with moon phase and subsidiary seconds hand, the case with brass mounted reeded corner columns, banded and molded door and banded base, on bracket feet. Height 8 feet 2 1/2 inches, width 20 1/4 inches, depth 10 1/8 inches.


Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000
Sold for $15,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

Lacking side plinths to hood; crest possibly replaced; dial with craquelure, flaking, filled holes, touch ups, large vertical shrinkage crack to base; wear to feet

Including two weights, pendulum, non-working key, winder

Please Note: Due to the great complexity of clock mechanisms and the associated high degree of specialization that would be required to provide an accurate and detailed condition report Doyle cannot provide any opinion or statement of fact regarding the working condition of this or any other clock in this auction; accordingly, please assume this clock is not in working condition and may require professional servicing. Thank you.


Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000
Sold for $15,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 10am EDT
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