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Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Clock By Eli Terry

Auction:
2431
Lot:
91
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

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

Description:

Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Clock By Eli Terry, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1820 the scroll top case with full-length door, painted wooden dial with Arabic numerals, pewter hands, original painted tablet, scallop skirt, French feet, printed maker's label inside backboard stating Patent Clocks, Made and Sold at Plymouth, Connecticut, by Eli Terry, Inventor and Patentee., thirty-hour wooden five arbor time and strike movement, with count wheel strike, iron weights, and pendulum, ht. 31 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Craquelure on dial, possible enhancement of gilding and lining, scroll top and plinths probably original, left and right foot facades are replacements, skirting appears to be original finials appear to be original, minor losses on blocking.

Keywords

Eli Terry, Connecticut, Plymouth, Clockmakers, Eli, Litchfield County, Connecticut, Scroll

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