A Federal mahogany Roxbury tall case clock by Simon Willard, Roxbury, circa 1800.
This handsome case of impressive size exhibits the early fretwork and bracket feet found on the finest Roxbury cases of this period. The moon phase dial features a calendar aperture, floral spandrels and is signed below the center arbor "S. Willard". The case which is handsomely proportioned, has a wonderfully figured pendulum door framed with stop fluted columns above an inlaid oval fan in the base.
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