Federal Mahogany Banjo Clock by Sylvester Edgarly, Roxbury, MA, circa 1835 For Sale
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Federal Mahogany Banjo Clock by Sylvester Edgarly, Roxbury, MA, circa 1835

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Sylvester Edgarly was one of the last of the great banjo makers in the circle of Willard, and was apprenticed to Simon Willard. Clocks related to this example are illustrated in two places in Foley’s book on Willard patent time pieces. (See 2 scans). This clock is in wonderful original condition with its first reverse paintings and untouched dial with clear signature. It is a collector’s clock, for someone who wants a perfect example with beautiful yellow tablets.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1835
  • Period
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    H 32 in. x W 10 in. x D 3.5 in.H 81.28 cm x W 25.4 cm x D 8.89 cm
  • Seller Location
    Providence, RI
  • Seller Reference Number
    sw01781
  • Reference Number
    LU90751026818
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