A first generation Simon Willard patent time piece
A fine first generation Simon Willard patent time piece in an immaculate state of originality, Roxbury circa 1805-08. This superb example has mahogany and rosewood cross banded frames around handsome eglomise glass panels decorated with blue borders and foliate garlands. The throat glass is framed with blossoms and cherries above the inscription "S. Willard's Patent". The clock is fitted with it original gilt brass spreadwing eagle. Height overall: 31 1/8".
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