Mahogany Striking Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Mahogany Striking Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, New England, circa 1825, with gilded rope molded frames enclosing reverse-paintings on glass, the lower depicting and marked Juno and the waist glass marked Patent, painted iron dial with Roman numerals, eight-day time and strike movement marked on front plate A. Willard Grafton, with rack and snail strike, recoil escapement, two lead weights and pendulum, ht. 33 1/2 in.
Replacement throat glass, side arms, finial and dial, paint loss and corner missing on lower glass, movement mark is an addition.