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Mahogany and Giltwood Eglomise Banjo Timepiece,

Auction:
2128
Lot:
54
Sold for:
$7,638$6,500

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Auction:
Sale #2128 - 2128
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany and Giltwood Eglomise Banjo Timepiece, Lemuel Curtis, Concord, Massachusetts, c. 1815, the brass eagle finials above the mahogany and gilt gesso case with brass bezel enclosing a painted and gilt iron dial inscribed "warranted by L Curtis" and eight-day weight-driven movement, the throat glass enclosing a thermometer and inscribed "L CURTIS PATENT," the lower tablet showing figures in a farm landscape, both framed by gilt spiral moldings and flanked by brass side arms, (restoration, imperfections), ht. 33 1/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

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CURTIS PATENT, Lemuel Curtis, Massachusetts