Knoxville (865) 558-3033 • Nashville (615) 812-6096 •

Case Auctions
Live Auction

2024 Winter Fine Art, Antiques & Jewelry (Day 1)

Sat, Jan 27, 2024 09:00AM EST
Lot 193

An Aaron Willard Boston, Tall Case Clock, Circa 1800

Estimate: $3,400 - $3,800

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

An Aaron Willard Boston tall case clock, primarily cherry wood case with white pine secondary wood. Arched bonnet, fretwork to crest with three plinth divisions supporting brass ball finials over a hinged and glazed arched door, each side flanked with fluted hood columns with brass terminations, over a slender rectangular trunk with solid wood hinged door, each side flanked by matching fluted quarter columns with brass terminations, sitting on a moulded rectangular base with bracket feet joined by a curved skirt. The painted iron dial with C-and S-scrolls at the arch and corner spandrels, outer minute and hour track with black Roman and Arabic numbers, sub-seconds at the 12-o'clock, black hands, two wind-apertures, signed in black script: "Aaron Willard / Boston", attached to a two weight drive time and strike movement with anchor escapement. 92 3/4" h x 18 1/2" W x 10 1/4" D. American, Circa 1800. Included: two weights, pendulum & winding key.


Overall good condition. Winds, sets, runs and stops. Needs service. Case with professional repairs to wooden hinge point areas and lock area, replaced lock, older surface refinish to case, some minor separations to wood, light surface scratches and abrasion. Dial: Light and even crazing to surface with even oxidation. Even surface grime with accumulation to edges. UV light inspection shows clean and even florescence with minor touchups to dial and on Aaron Willard name.

Available payment options

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Diners
  • Discover
  • JCB
  • Union Pay

Payment must be received no later than five (5) days after the sale.

If paying with a credit card, a 3% credit card processing fee will be applied to the final sales price (i.e. hammer price + buyer's premium + applicable taxes). If you have a credit card on file with Case, any winning bids will be automatically charged (up to $3000) along with applicable fees 72 hours after you receive your invoice unless other arrangements have been made.

If paying with wire transfer, please use the following information:
Bank: Pinnacle Bank
150 Third Avenue South, Suite 900
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone # (865) 766-3000
Swift Code: PNFPUS44
Routing, Transit, ABA: 064008637
Beneficiary: Case Antiques, Inc.
4310 Papermill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37909
Account #: NOT DISCLOSED (please refer to your invoice email for the Deposit Account Number or contact us )

Collection of John H. and Carol R. Evans, Farragut, Tennessee.