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Silas B. Terry Bevel Case Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 25, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Silas B. Terry Bevel Case Shelf Clock, Terryville, Connecticut, c. 1840, mahogany case with door of quarter round molding, lower tablet a transfer and paint scene of buildings along a park with a heart shaped pendulum aperture, paper on wood dial marked Silas B. Terry, Terry's Ville Conn, thirty-hour time and strike movement powered by two iron weights and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 24 in.

Provenance: Tony Sposato; Dr. Martin Baker; Terry and Karen Brotherton.

Literature: Illustrated in American Shelf and Wall Clocks, p. 156.
Estimate $700-900

Minor veneer chips on upper corners.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Silas B. Terry, Connecticut, Terryville, paint scene, Karen Brotherton, Martin Baker, Tony Sposato