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Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
463
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, Massachusetts, c. 1825, painted iron Roman numeral dial, glazed wooden bezel, beveled frames enclose the reverse-painted tablets, the lower of a New England town common, brass, eight-day, timepiece movement powered by an iron weight and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 34 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Bezel cracked. Some veneer chips on edges and corners. Dial may be a replacement.


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.

Keywords

Massachusetts, New England