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Banjo clock


Object number

RIF3407

Maker

Maker Walter H. Durfee, 1857 - 1939

Dimensions

Height, case: 115.57 cm (45 1/2 in.); Diameter, white dial: 20.32 cm (8 in.)

Date

1880–1900

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Unknown

Marks

WALTER H. DURFEE CO. / PROVIDENCE," in paint, on dial

Inscriptions

"D. J. Steele," in paint, on throat glass; "Perry's Victory," in paint, on tablet with an American eagle over battling ships and the motto "We Have Met The Enemy And They Are Ours"

Style

Federal

Provenance

Eldred's Auctioneers and Appraisers, East Dennis, Massachusetts, 2009

Associated names

Eldred's

Bibliography

"Feature," Maine Antique Digest (October 2007): 7–E, ill.
Eldred's, "Americana, Paintings and Sporting Items: August 1, 2007–August 3, 2007," http://www.eldreds.com/sales (accessed August 29, 2009).