Joshua Seward Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
- Date / Time :
- April 25, 2015 10:00AM
Joshua Seward Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, Boston, c. 1830, mahogany case with half-round moldings enclosing the reverse-painted glasses, painted iron Roman numeral dial marked Seward, arrow hands, brass, eight-day, time-only movement powered by a cast iron weight and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 34 in.
Note: According to Paul Foley "Willard Patent Timepieces", Seward was a likely apprentice of John Sawin and advertised in 1833 that he had on hand a "large assortment of silver watches and was a manufacturer of clocks and timepieces..."
Some cracks in half-round moldings.Glasses are old replacements.
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