04-12-2019 04-12-2019
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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3230M Marlborough
April 12, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

New England Gilt-front Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 12, 2019 10:00AM


New England Gilt-front Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, c. 1815, inset rope-molded frames enclosing the reverse-painted glasses, the throat glass marked "Willard's Patent," flanked by brass side ornaments, cast brass bezel and convex glass over the painted roman numeral iron dial with barbed hands, eight-day time-only brass movement with through-bolt case attachment, powered by a lead weight and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 37 in.
Provenance: The Collection of Robert Cooney.
Estimate $600-800

single pine board back, old replaced glasses, dial repainted, lacking finial.

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Robert Cooney