Aaron Willard Boston Dish Dial Massachusetts Shelf Clock C. 1820

Aaron Willard Boston No. 83


 Aaron Willard Dish Dial…  It was 50 years ago when I started my journey into the realm of clock collecting, I never dreamed of owning one of these……

Aaron Willard Dish Dial Shelf Clock, Boston, c. 1820, scroll-top mahogany case with half-round moldings enclosing the reverse-painted dial surround signed by the maker with lyre corner decorations: “Aaron Willard, Boston.”  The lower frame houses  a wonderful crotch Mahogany tablet, painted iron Roman numeral dish dial, brass, eight-day, time-only movement powered by a cast iron weight, all on wood ball feet, ht. 35 in.  Numbered case frames, original weight board, original feet & finial.   The reverse glass tablet has been repaired w/ inpainting and protective clear panel.