Federal Mahogany and Gilt-gesso Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock, attributed to Aaron Willard, Jr., Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1812-15, mahogany case, with 8-in. painted arabic numeral iron dial, gilt rope-molded frames enclosing the reverse-painted tablets, throat glass with oak leaves and acorns, and reading Patent, lower tablet with eagles and garland, lower gilt pedestal, uniform cut head housing the eight-day, brass, weight-driven movement with T-bridge and through bolt attachment, ht. 43 in.
untouched dial with minor losses, original gilding on frames and pedestal with minor losses, minor retouch to tablets, bottom has repairs from weight falling through
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