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Federal Gilt-Gesso and Mahogany Banjo Timepiece

Auction:
2282
Lot:
398
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2282
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
August 14, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Federal Gilt-Gesso and Mahogany Banjo Timepiece, probably Massachusetts, early 19th century, the ball and eagle finial above a drum with brass bezel, convex glass opening to a painted iron dial and brass eight-day weight-driven movement above the trapezoidal throat with flanking brass side pieces on pendulum box and shaped bracket, (restored, imperfections), lg. 40 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Massachusetts, Banjo clock, Brass instrument, Clocks, Pendulum

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