American Furniture & Decorative Arts
Skinner AuctionsBolton MA
February 24, 2002 10:00 AM
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128Location: BoltonDate / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM
Federal Gilt Mahogany Eglomise Banjo Timepiece, possibly Concord, Massachusetts, c. 1815, the brass ball finial above a brass bezel and dial enclosing an eight-day weight-driven movement, above foliate throat glass reading "PATENT" flanked by brass side arms and lower tablet depicting the battle between the Constitution and the Guerriere, both framed by applied ropetwist decoration, (imperfections),ht. 35 in.