Federal Giltwood and Eglomise Banjo Clock 19th C|
Description: American Federal Giltwood and Eglomise Banjo Clock, 19th Century; Featuring rope molded gilt frames enclosing reverse-painted glasses, the lower depicting Mount Vernon, the top the American Shield and scrolling acanthus leaves, with brass side ornaments and a bezel over the painted iron dial. Eight-day brass time-only weight-powered movement. Exhibited: My Old Kentucky Home, Bardstown KY, 1970-4. Provenance: Directly descended through the family. Inscribed on back in pencil: Wm. H. Sharpless/ West Chester PA / Feb 10th 1887/ C. Arthur Speakman/ Mount Vernon New York/ Purchased from Wm ____ November 1963/ Willed to Grandson Arthur Webster April 1965/ by D. Zane S. La__
Condition: is good overall, see photos.
Item ID: 14165
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