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Mahogany Gilt Front Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Mahogany Gilt Front Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, Concord, Massachusetts, c. 1815, mahogany case with five-piece chestnut backboard, painted iron Arabic numeral dial over the rope-molded gilded frames enclosing reverse-painted tablets, the waist glass flanked by brass side ornaments and marked Patent, the lower hinged box glass of a lattice pattern with a gilded basket of flowers, eight-day, time-only movement with lead weight, brass-faced pendulum, and swallow tail tie down, ht. 32 1/2 in.

Provenance: Terry and Karen Brotherton.
Estimate $800-1,200

Glasses are old replacements, dial cleaned, relined and heightened.


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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Massachusetts, Karen Brotherton, Terry Brotherton