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

Federal Gilt Mahogany Eglomise Banjo Timepiece,

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


Federal Gilt Mahogany Eglomise Banjo Timepiece, the lower tablet reading "Munroe's Patent Suspension," probably Concord, Massachusetts, c. 1820, the brass ball finial over dial enclosing an eight-day weight-driven movement with "patent suspension," over throat glass flanked by brass side arms and lower tablet, both with classical and foliate devices framed by applied ropetwist decoration, (repainted dial, replaced tablets, other imperfections), ht. 33 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500


Munroe's Patent, Massachusetts, Patent Suspension