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Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, Aaron Willard,

Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, Aaron Willard, Jr., Boston circa 1815, in a mahogany case with half round moldings framing reverse-painted glasses on a mustard ground, the lower depicting Aurora on her chariot with winged horses, the waist glass with gilt scrolls and inscribed Patent flanked by brass side ornaments, brass bezel enclosing the painted […]

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Ives Patent Rosewood Veneered Shelf Clock, E. C.

Ives Patent Rosewood Veneered Shelf Clock, E. C. Brewster & Co., Bristol, Connecticut, circa 1860, the “Venetian” style case with printed maker’s label inside stating, J. Ives Patent Rolling Pinion and Rolling Escapement Eight Day Clocks Made and Sold by E. C. Brewster & Co., Bristol, Conn., ebonized front door, lower black and gold glass, […]

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Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock Attributed to Sa

Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock Attributed to Samuel Abbott, Boston, c. 1825, gilded rope molded frames enclosing reverse-painted tablets, the lower depicting two warships and marked “Hull”, iron dial with Roman numerals and moon-shaped hands, brass eight-day movement with pendulum, ht. 30 in. Note: For a related movement by Samuel Abbott see, Paul J. Foley, […]

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Patent Timepiece or Banjo Clock, Boston, Massach

Patent Timepiece or Banjo Clock, Boston, Massachusetts, mahogany case with half round molded frames enclosing reverse-paintings on glass, the lower depicting a shepherdess, the waist flanked by side ornaments and the dial enclosed by a brass bezel with eight-day brass weight powered movement, (zinc dial, throat glass and finial are replacements; minor paint losses on […]

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Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, with mahogany

Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, with mahogany case, rope molded gilded frames enclosing reverse-painted glasses, the lower depicting Father Time and the throat glass marked “Willard’s Patent”, lower gilded pedestal, zinc dial signed “A. Willard Jr., Boston” and eight-day timepiece movement powered by an iron weight, (restoration), ht. 41 in. Condition report Condition: repainted glasses, […]

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Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, Attributed to El

Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, Attributed to Elnathan Taber, Roxbury Village/Boston Neck, c. 1815, mahogany case with crossbanded frames enclosing reverse-painted glasses, the waist glass marked Willard’s Patent, the lower depicting seven ships in battle, shield-shaped pendulum aperture surmounted by an eagle with outstretched wings and marked Perry’s Victory, brass side ornaments and bezel, painted […]

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