VERY FINE CARVED, TURNED, GILTWOOD AND PAINT-DECORATED WATCH TRADE SIGN, NEW ENGLAND, CIRCA 1880
Height 33 in. by Width 24 in. by Depth 4 ½ in.
In fine weathered condition. Abrasions and paint loss around border edge and finial, and minor paint loss on the face of the watch are commensurate with age and use. The face with craquelure and minor inpainting outlining the roman numerals five and seven, as well as the end of the hour hand of the watch.
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