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Tall-case clock

1800-1815
Simon Willard (American, 1753–1848)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 238.8 x 49.5 x 25.4 cm (94 x 19 1/2 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

1975.756

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, mahogany veneer, pine, cherry

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Collections

Americas

Classifications

Clocks

Inscription

In chalk on inside the top of the backboard: "E Willard"

On platform holding works: "WM. D. WARD / jeweller, optician and station . . ."

Signed

"Simon Willard / Boston" painted on dial.

Provenance

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb, Boston, Massachusetts (Accession Date January 14, 1975)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb