An Impressive Hepplewhite Tall Case Clock, By Aaron Willard Jr. The Case Attributed to Thomas Seymour, Boston, Circa 1815-20.
This attractive tall clock case is among the finest produced in all of Boston. It houses a superlative oversized dial with a richly painted lunette portraying a detailed river landscape. The impressive size, refined proportions, superb wood selections along with specific construction details, indicate that the case was produced in the cabinet shop of John & Thomas Seymour. Additionally, this magnificent case bears the original label of the clockmaker Aaron Willard Jr. inside the pendulum door. This handsome clock case with the label of a prominent Boston clockmaker and an extraordinary local dial contribute to the character of this impressive clock. Height including center finial: 105”; Width at base: 22 ?”; Depth: 10 ¼”.
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