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Mahogany Empire Shelf Clock by Seth Thomas

Auction:
2431
Lot:
87
Sold for:
$889$750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Mahogany Empire Shelf Clock by Seth Thomas, Plymouth Hollow, Connecticut, c. 1850, pitched pediment with gilded fruit basket and faux wood grain, glazed front door with looking glass, printed maker's label inside backboard, painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, thirty-hour time, strike, and alarm movement stamped with maker's name, pendulum and three iron weights, ht. 29 in.
Estimate $500-600

Paint loss on dial at eleven and twelve o''clock area.

Keywords

Seth Thomas, Connecticut, Backboard, Clock, Clockmakers, Clocks, Pendulum

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