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Colonial Revival Carved and Gilded Charter Oak "Banjo" Timepiece

Auction:
2431
Lot:
333
Sold for:
$9,480$8,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Colonial Revival Carved and Gilded Charter Oak "Banjo" Timepiece, Ernst Reuschel, Connecticut, 1912, with tablet showing depiction of the Charter Oak , brass eight-day weight-driven movement, silvered brass dial inscribed "Dorothy R. Boardman", the interior backboard inscribed "This clock case is made of Charter Oak for Mr. Wm. F. J. Boardman 74 Farmington Ave. Hartford Conn. by Ernst Reuschel, Cabinet-maker 1912," ht. 42 in.

Note: See previous lot for history of the Charter Oak.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Ernst Reuschel, Connecticut, Hartford, Connecticut, Oak

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