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J. N. Dunning Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
482
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

J. N. Dunning Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, Concord, Massachusetts, c. 1820, painted iron dial with Roman numerals and inscribed J. N. Dunning, mahogany case with half round moldings framing reverse-painted tablets, the lower depicting a quiet river scene and cottage, the waist glass with red, green, and gold leafage framed by brass side ornaments, eight-day brass timepiece regulated by a brass-faced, lead-backed pendulum and powered by a lead weight, ht. 32 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Dial and signature are original and undisturbed, original painted glasses, cracked lower glass, period weight, pendulum and finial, approximately 1 in. segment of half round molding in object right upper corner restored,


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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