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Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
2981T
Lot:
1638
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Discovery - 2981T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 09, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, mahogany case with brass bezel over the painted iron roman numeral dial, gilt frames surrounding the reverse-painted glasses, the lower a ship scene, brass side ornaments and a gilt pedestal, eight-day time-only movement powered by a lead weight and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 42 in.
Estimate $700-900

Gilt losses on pedestal.


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

Antiques, Banjo clock, Bezel, Clock, Clocks, Visual arts, Willard Brothers

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