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Federal Mahogany Gilt-front "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
2981T
Lot:
1658
Sold for:
$584$475

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

Description:

Federal Mahogany Gilt-front "Banjo" Clock, mahogany case with painted iron roman numeral dial, rope-molded frames enclosing the reverse-painted tablets, the lower marked "Second View of Com. Perry's Victory," gilt lower pediment, eight-day time-only movement powered by a lead weight and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 41 in.
Estimate $400-600

Lower tablet with much paint loss. Throat tablet repainted. One side arm in need of repair.


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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Clocks, Pendulum

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