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Banjo Wall Clock

Description

Banjo clock with acorn finial; round clock face with Roman numerals. Shaft contains eglomise panel done in gold, red and green on canary yellow background with word "PATENT" at bottom. Rectangular base with rope beading has eglomise panel of cartouche surmounted by eagle bearing arrows with "WILLARD PATENT" at bottom. Shaft is flanked by pierced, shaped, brass brackets. Original decorated glass.

Details

Maker
Willard, Simon, 1753-1848 (Maker)
Date
1800-1820
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
metal
wood (plant material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Clock
Clock, Wall
glass (material)
metal
timepieces
wall clocks
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
33 1/4 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1948.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Harriet Buckingham
GUSN
55871

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