02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00 AMCalender
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Federal Gilt Mahogany Eglomise Banjo Timepiece,

$3,408$2,900
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Federal Gilt Mahogany Eglomise Banjo Timepiece, c. 1820-25, the acorn-form finial above a brass bezel and painted dial enclosing an eight-day weight-driven movement stamped "A. WILLARD JR BOSTON," over throat glass with scrolling devices and reading "PATENT," flanked by brass side arms and lower tablet depicting lakeside church, both framed by applied ropetwist decoration, above applied spherules and carved bracket with pendant, (imperfections), ht. 42 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

A. WILLARD JR BOSTON