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

$1,304$1,100
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2444 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, New England, c. 1815, with flat mahogany frames enclosing reverse-painted glasses, 7 3/4 in. dia. dial faintly marked Warranted..., eight-day time only movement with "T-bridge" suspension, through bolts to attach movement in case, pendulum and lead weight, ht. 34 1/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

Both glasses are repainted, finials are added, holes through bottom board indicate that it once had a pedestal.

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New England