Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, by E. Howard & Co., Boston, c. 1900, with carved wooden finial, brass bezel over the painted iron dial inscribed E. Howard & Co., Boston, gilded rope-molded frames enclosing reverse-painted glasses, waist flanked by brass side ornaments, lower gilded pedestal and eight-day brass movement stamped E. Howard & Co., Boston, with iron weight and pendulum, ht. 40 in.
Note: This is Howard model No. 95, illustrated in Tran Duy Ly, American Clocks, Vol. 1, p. 124.
No significant repairs or replacements.