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Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Clock by Eli and Samuel Terry

Auction:
2502
Lot:
566
Sold for:
$1,007$850

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Clock by Eli and Samuel Terry, Plymouth, Connecticut, circa 1824-27, scroll top and brass urn finials over the painted wooden dial with Roman numerals and floral decoration, the lower reverse painted tablet depicting a town center with central aperture for viewing pendulum, all on delicate French feet with scalloped apron, 30-hour time and count wheel strike wooden movement with pendulum and two cast iron weights, ht. 31 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Object left scroll broken and repaired, scrolls appear to be the original although back surface cleaned during a refinish, finials are period with the center larger than other two, original lower painted tablet with considerable in-painting, scalloped apron is the original, feet are replacements.

Keywords

Eli Terry, Samuel Terry, Connecticut, Plymouth, Pendulum, Scroll