Mahogany Off-Center Pillar and Scroll Clock by Seth Thomas
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Mahogany Off-Center Pillar and Scroll Clock by Seth Thomas, Plymouth, Connecticut, circa 1818, the scroll-top case with brass urn finials, painted wooden dial with Roman numerals and raised gilt gesso and Arabic minutes inside chapter ring, red and green diamond pattern spandrels on a gilt background, reverse-painted tablet with off-set pendulum aperture, printed maker's label on backboard stating in part Patent Clocks Made and Sold by Seth Thomas, Warranted if Well Used, thirty-hour strap type movement with count-wheel mounted at the center, wooden pulleys on the underside of the roof board, tin-cased wood capped weights with internal pulleys and brass faced pendulum bob, ht. 30 1/4 in.
Case in old surface, clear top glass is the original, reverse-painted lower glass is repainted, scrolls, feet, apron and dial are undisturbed, finials, weights and pendulum appear to be the originals.