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Stenciled Column and Splat Shelf Clock by Eli Terry, Jr.

Auction:
2431
Lot:
89
Sold for:
$17,775$15,000

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

Description:

Stenciled Column and Splat Shelf Clock by Eli Terry, Jr., Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1840, with grain painted case, the splat with flanking stenciled eagles and shields, stenciled and gilt decorated half columns flanking the full length door with 9 in. painted wooden dial with Roman numerals and basket of flowers in the center, lower reverse painted tablet of a classical building, printed maker's label inside stating Patent Clocks, invented by Eli Terry, Made and Sold at Plymouth, Connecticut, by Eli Terry, Jun'r., thirty-hour wooden movement with count wheel strike, recoil escapement and two cast iron weights, ht. 24 1/2 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

No significant repairs, restoration or replacements.

Keywords

Eli Terry , Jr., Connecticut, Plymouth, Eli Terry, Anchor escapement, Clock, Eli

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