Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, Massachusetts, c. 1820, with gilt acorn finial over the glazed brass bezel, painted iron roman numeral dial, half-round moldings enclose the reverse-painted glasses, the lower of a young girl holding a large bouquet, eight-day time-only movement powered by a lead weight and regulated by pendulum with metal rod and brass-faced bob, ht. 33 in.
Veneer cracks on half-round frames, lower glass cracks expertly repaired. Has finial, lead weight, no key.
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