02-15-2009 02-15-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2444 Boston
February 15, 2009 11:00AMCalender
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Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

$1,422$1,200
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2444 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, with cross-banded frames enclosing reverse-painted tablets, the lower depicting "Aurora", 7 1/2 in. dia. painted iron dial with Roman numerals and remains of a gold band inside the chapter ring, eight-day timepiece with Concord type "butterfly" bridge, pendulum and lead weight, ht. 31 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

glasses are old repaints, dial is undisturbed, components are period.

Keywords

Aurora, Banjo, Clock, Pendulum, Time