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Mahogany "Whale's Tail" Pillar and Scroll Clock by Samuel Terry

Auction:
2431
Lot:
94
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

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

Description:

Mahogany "Whale's Tail" Pillar and Scroll Clock by Samuel Terry, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1825, with full-length door, painted wooden dial with Roman numerals and floral spandrels, painted tablet of a large home on a lake, scroll skirting, French feet, printed maker's label inside backboard, thirty-hour time and strike movement with count wheel, two iron weights, and pendulum, ht. 31 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Dial undisturbed, repainted tablet, whale''s tail top, scrolled bottom, and feet are replacements.

Keywords

Samuel Terry, Connecticut, Pendulum, Whale

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