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Boston, Massachusetts Banjo Clock by Sawin & Dyar.

Description Circa 1825. Mahogany case with gold leaf rope front and reverse painted tablet. 8-day time-only, weight-driven movement. Painted iron dial signed “Sawin & Dyar, Boston”. Presentation base. Excellent and original condition. Size 41″ H x 10 – 1/2″ W. Images Click on thumbnails to see larger images:

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Rare striking shelf clock by John Sawin

A rare and important striking looking glass shelf clock signed “Sawin” (John Sawin, Boston,1810-1863) with a stencil reverse painted decorated glass masking the dished dial above a looking glass mounted within the base panel. Striking shelf clocks are rare. John Sawin’s clock manufactory was located in various Boston area locations, including both 66 and 98 […]

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