E. Howard No. 81 Grandfather Clock. 12 in. silvered dial signed "E. Howard & Co., Boston" has black Roman hour numerals and 5 minute numbers outside, brass back plate with engraved center, arched moon phase at the top, sub seconds dial and gilt applied corner spandrels; quality brass 8 day weight driven movement signed "E. Howard & Co., Boston", has maintaining power, Graham deadbeat escapement, half hour strike on a coiled gong, 2 quality brass pulleys and brass covered weights, long gilt wood pendulum rod and a brass covered bob. Beautiful mahogany case in original finish with pierced carved crest, brass finials and turned columns on the bonnet, turned quarter columns on the case body with beveled door glass, brass plaque inside "Made by the E. Howard Watch & Clock Co., Boston, New York, Chicago". 98 in. high x 21 in. wide x 13 in. deep.