02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
February 24, 2002 10:00 AMCalender

Federal Mahogany Eglomise Banjo Timepiece,

Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM


Federal Mahogany Eglomise Banjo Timepiece, J. Dyar, Concord, Massachusetts, c. 1815, the brass eagle finial above a brass bezel and painted metal dial, reading "Warranted by J. Dyar" and eight-day weight-driven movement above foliate throat glass reading "Patent" flanked by ropetwist decoration and brass side arms above lower tablet depicting naval battle framed by applied ropetwist moldings, (lower tablet replaced, other imperfections), ht. 32 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000


metal dial, Massachusetts