Aaron Willard Jr. Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1815, mahogany case with painted iron Arabic numeral dial signed A. Willard Jr./Boston, blued-steel hands, the gilded rope fronts frame the reverse-painted tablets, the waist glass flanked by brass side ornaments and inscribed Patent, the lower a classical lady in a garden within an oval stenciled border, eight-day timepiece with recoil escapement, fillister head screws for case attachment, pendulum, and lead weight, ht. 35 in.
dial and signature undisturbed, glasses appear to be the original, orignal gilded frames and old surface on case, period hands, weight, bezel, side ornaments and pendulum.
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