Property of various owners
An important Federal inlaid mahogany longcase clock
the movement by Ephraim Willard, Roxbury, with dial painted by John Ritto Penniman
The hood with pierced fret below three ball and spire finials and with finely carved arched frieze supported by fluted columns above the trunk with fan inlaid rectangular trunk door flanked by fluted quarter columns, the similarly inlaid plinth on moulded skirt, painted white dial with moon phase in the arch above a roman and arabic chapter ring enclosing subsidiary seconds and date aperture, two train movement with anchor escapement, rack striking the hour on bell with a hammer employing Willard's characteristic coiled spring.
height 106 1/4in (269cm)