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Stenciled Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
10
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 25, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Stenciled Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, New England, c. 1825, painted Roman numeral iron dial over the stenciled half round frames enclosing reverse-paintings on glass, the waist glass with scrollwork on a red and blue ground, the lower box glass depicts a domed building and spacious lawn, eight-day brass movement with weight and pendulum, ht. 31 in.

Provenance: Terry and Karen Brotherton.
Estimate $600-800

Lacking side ornaments, repainted glasses, original stenciled decoration replaced finial plinth.


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.

Keywords

New England, Karen Brotherton, Terry Brotherton