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2981T Marlborough
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Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction: Discovery - 2981T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: February 09, 2017 10:00AM


Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, c. 1820, case with brass side ornaments and gilt rope-molded frames enclosing the reverse-painted glasses, 7-in. painted iron roman numeral dial, eight-day time-only movement with lead weight and a pendulum, ht. 33 in.
Estimate $700-900

panels have likely been repainted and are fairly loose. The dial exhibits a good amount of craquelure. The works appear original as well as the plinth and eagle. There is some wear to the plinth

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