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A FEDERAL MAHOGANY GILTWOOD AND EGLOMISE BANJO CLOCK
A FEDERAL MAHOGANY GILTWOOD AND EGLOMISE BANJO CLOCK

BOSTON, 1815-1825

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A FEDERAL MAHOGANY GILTWOOD AND EGLOMISE BANJO CLOCK
Boston, 1815-1825
The circular top with glazed door revealing a Roman numeral chapter ring centering an owl above the inscription 1799, all surmounted by a parcel-gilt acorn finial over a tapering throat with églomisé panel decorated with gilt flourishes within a gilt spiral beaded surround flanked by pierced brass spandrels above a box base with églomisé panel decorated with a battle scene with two ships enclosed within a gilt decorated border, all within spiral beaded frame over a fluted giltwood bracket with hanging spherules and acorn pendant (repairs to lower door, gilt pendant later)
40in. high, 10½in. wide, 4in. deep
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