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Federal Mahogany Banjo Timepiece

Auction:
2076
Lot:
183
Sold for:
$1,380$1,200

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Auction:
Sale #2076 - 2076
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
June 10, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Federal Mahogany Banjo Timepiece, attributed to Simon Willard, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1805, the brass bezel enclosing the painted iron dial enclosing an eight-day weight-driven T-bridge movement above the cross-banded veneered case enclosing eglomise tablets, the lower reading "S. Willard's Patent," flanked by pierced brass side pieces, (restored), ht. 30 1/4 in., without finial.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Simon Willard, Massachusetts, Roxbury, Banjo, Banjo clock, Clock, Clockmakers, Clocks, Simon Willard clocks, Time, Willard Brothers