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Federal Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
2374
Lot:
551
Sold for:
$3,055$2,600

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Auction:
Discovery - 2374
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
September 21, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Federal Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, Massachusetts, with painted iron dial marked Aaron Willard, Boston, gilt frames enclosing painted glasses, the lower depicting a single sailing ship, brass side ornaments, all housing an eight-day timepiece movement powered by an iron weight and regulated by a pendulum, (signature added, lower box section largely reconstructed, glasses are old repaints), ht. 33 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

Keywords

Aaron Willard, Massachusetts, Banjo clock, Clock, Clockmakers, Clocks, Glasses, Pendulum, Simon Willard clocks, Time

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