06-06-2004 06-06-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2242 Boston
June 6, 2004 11:00AMCalender
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Classical Mahogany Carved Lyre Banjo Timepiece

$31,725$27,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2242 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 06, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Classical Mahogany Carved Lyre Banjo Timepiece, Massachusetts, c. 1825, the carved finial above the shaped case with mahogany bezel opening to a painted iron dial and eight-day brass weight-driven movement with lyre form acanthus leaf and scrolled throat on molded bracket terminating in acorn pendant, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 39 in.

Provenance: William Crowninshield Waters L. A. Landry Auction, February 6, 1965.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Massachusetts, William Crowninshield Waters