American Weight Driven Banjo Clock – LOT 161 Estimate: $600 – $800
Antique Clock Auction, November 23rd 2013 – American Weight Driven Banjo Clock
American Weight Driven Banjo Clock. Original 8 in. painted metal dial has black Roman hour numerals and black hands; typical brass weight driven time only 8 day movement has a steel pendulum rod and brass covered bob, brass pulley with lead weight. Mahogany banjo style case has brass door bezel with convex glass, pierced brass side arms, reverse painted throat glass and reverse painted lower tablet with Apollo scene; rope twisted carving around the lower door & throat frame and turned acorn finial on top. Gilt finish is worn from the finial, door & throat framework, throat is glued in place, lower tablet is an old replacement, dial has some flaking & paint loss with some inpainting, the case is refinished and the side arms are not attached. 31 in. high x 10 in. wide x 4 in. deep.
Estimate: $600 – $800
November 23rd, 2013 Antique Clock Auction
Date(s) Saturday, November 23rd
Preview: Friday 10-5, Saturday 8-11
Auction: Saturday, November 23rd at 11AM
Checkout: Saturday, November 23rd at 4PM
Location: 1485 West Housatonic Street, Route 20. Pittsfield, MA
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