Lot 110: Weight Drive Antique Presentation Banjo Clock
October 23, 2016
Bristol, CT, USALive Auction
Description: Weight driven antique Presentation Banjo clock, c. 1820's, mahogany case with brass bezel and Roman numeral painted dial, gold gilted base, gold eagle, brass side brackets, beautiful reverse painted glass lower tablet and throat. Beautiful reverse painted glass with sailing ships and American seal apeture, bordered by ornate gold fancy edging, gold leaves from urn and matching border adorn the throat, beautiful brass pendulum. This timepiece is a beautiful example of the Presentation Banjo Clocks of the 1820s. Note: tip of eagles wing broken.
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