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Grain-painted Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction:
2789M
Lot:
254
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Discovery - 2789M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 19, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Grain-painted Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, 19th century, the painted tin Roman numeral dial over a grain-painted case and reverse-painted tablets depicting a flowering urn and homestead, (imperfections), ht. 29 in.
Estimate $300-500

missing finial, new glass tablets, throat glass not attached to clock


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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