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

$1,645$1,400
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Federal Giltwood and Mahogany Eglomise Banjo Timepiece, probably Concord, Massachusetts, c. 1825, the brass ball finial above a mahogany and giltwood case with brass bezel and painted iron dial enclosing an eight-day weight-driven movement, the throat panel showing grapevines inscribed "A. Willard, Jr. Boston," the lower tablet showing "LaGrange," both framed by gilt spiral moldings and flanked by brass side arms, (imperfections, throat glass old but not original to the timepiece), ht. 33 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Massachusetts, A. Willard , Jr.