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Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock by Aaron Willard, Jr.

Auction:
2431
Lot:
66
Sold for:
$3,200$2,700

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock by Aaron Willard, Jr., Boston, c. 1825, with brass bezel over the 7 3/4 in. dia. painted iron dial with Roman numerals and signed A. Willard, Jr., Boston, half round molded frames enclosing reverse-painted glasses, the lower with eagle and garland on a mustard ground, lower pedestal with acorn, eight-day time only weight powered movement with pendulum and lead weight, ht. 38 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Dial relined including signature, side ornaments are added, lower glass is an old repaint, throat glass is original; metal weight baffle is a replacement; movement, weight and pendulum are period and correct for the clock.

Keywords

Aaron Willard , Jr., A. Willard , Jr., metal weight baffle, Aaron Willard, Clock, Clockmakers, Clocks, Movement, Pendulum, Time, Willard

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