Mahogany Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, Massac

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Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, Massachusetts, circa 1815, with concave gilded frames enclosing reverse-painted tablets, the lower depicting a kneeling woman in classical dress, the waist inscribed “Patent”, painted zinc dial with Roman numerals and eight-day timepiece with pendulum and iron weight, ht. 39 in.

Condition report

Condition: dial is a replacement, losses on original glasses, gilding is original, old surface on case.

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