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

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3147M
Lot:
199
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

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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Keywords

Robert Cooney, Clock, Clothing, Fashion, Glasses