Sale 10AM01 | Lot 214

Federal Mahogany Tall Case Clock

Catalogue: American Furniture & Decorative Arts
Federal Mahogany Tall Case Clock

Lot Details

Lot 214
Federal Mahogany Tall Case Clock
Aaron Willard, Boston, early 19th century
The arched hood with a scroll crest and three brass ball-form finials, enclosing a white painted dial inscribed Aaron Willard, the back of the dial inscribed J. Minott/222, with a moon phase indicator and decorated with floral spandrels, flanked by stop fluted colonettes, over the waisted case with an arched door flanked by brass stop fluted quarter columns, on a molded and line inlaid stepped base, raised on ogee bracket feet. Height 8 feet, width 21 inches, depth 10 inches.

Estate of Sara K. Greene

Estimate: $30,000 - $40,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

While the Willard signature appears to be contemporary with the painting of the face, the moon dial has badly deteriorated paint suggestion a different history.
Door possibly replaced.
New feet.
Base heavily restored, including new inlay.

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Estimate: $30,000 - $40,000

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American Furniture & Decorative Arts

Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 10am EDT
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