A rare mahogany antique Grafton Wall Clock, by Simon Willard, circa 1785.
This Simon Willard Grafton wall clock is among the rarest of antique clocks from America. Produced in Grafton, Massachusetts, it is shaped to emulate a bracket clock resting upon a shelf or plinth. The brass thirty hour movement has a passing strike with silvered bell and comma form hammer. A decorative rope bezel surrounds the dial which is inscribed by the maker "Simon Willard" Above the center arbor is inscribed a motto "Ab Hoc Momento Pendant AEternitus", which translates "On this moment hangs eternity".
Height 25 ½”; Width: 8 ¾"; Diameter of dial: 5”
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