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Silas B. Terry Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
18
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Silas B. Terry Shelf Clock, Terryville, Connecticut, c. 1840, mahogany cornice-top case with rounded sides, full-length door with reverse-painted glass lower tablet depicting a house and trees on a stream bank, paper on wood Roman numeral dial marked Silas B. Terry, Terry's Ville Conn., thirty-hour, weight-powered, time and strike movement with rounded top plates and large escape wheel, ht. 22 1/2 in.

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

Literature: Illustrated in American Shelf and Wall Clocks, p. 156.
Estimate $500-800

Thin wood of dial cracked and glued. Small veneer chip objet right top corner.


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, stream bank, Karen Brotherton, Martin Baker