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A Rare Mahogany Lyre Timepiece by John Sawin, Boston, c.1829

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Eight-day brass weight powered timepiece movement with outstanding original tablets and nice old finish. Minor imperfections. John Sawin was apprenticed to Aaron Willard, Jr. and was frequently employed by Simon Willard, Jr. He worked alone at 33 Cornhill in Boston from 1829-1863.

Height: 43 in.