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Aaron Willard Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
2802T
Lot:
1108
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2802T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 21, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Aaron Willard Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, Boston, c. 1820, mahogany case with gilt rope-molded frames enclosing the reverse-painted glasses, the lower of a naval battle and marked Wasp and Reindeer, 7-in. painted iron Roman numeral dial marked Aaron Willard, Boston, brass, eight-day, timepiece movement with a pendulum and lead weight, ht. 42 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Some paint lifting on repainted glasses. Lower pediment has gilding losses. Case bottom attached with brass brackets.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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