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Federal-Style Mahogany and Gilt Gesso Lyre Banjo Timepiece

Auction:
2255
Lot:
499
Sold for:
$10,575$9,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Federal-Style Mahogany and Gilt Gesso Lyre Banjo Timepiece, Waltham Clock Company, early 20th century, the brass ball finial above a molded brass bezel and glass door opening to a convex painted metal dial lettered "WALTHAM" and brass eight day weight driven movement above a acanthus leaf and scroll throat frame closing a eglomise tablet showing a patriotic motif on a pendulum box with molded frame and matching tablet all on a molded bracket, (minor imperfections), ht. including finial 44 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Waltham Clock Company, convex painted metal dial, Clocks

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