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Seth Thomas Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
82
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Seth Thomas Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1825, mahogany scroll-top case with three brass urn finials, painted wood dial with Arabic numerals, raised gilt decoration and two beehives below the center, reverse-painted lower glass of a country house, printed paper maker's label stating in part, Patent Clocks, Invented by Eli Terry./Made and Sold at Plymouth, Connecticut by Seth Thomas, thirty-hour wooden movement with count wheel strike two cast iron weights and pendulum, ht. 32 in.
Estimate $700-900

Clock will tick and strike. Lower tablet has approx. 3 1/2-in corner crack and some paint loss. Losses to label especially in weight channels


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

Plymouth, Connecticut, Seth Thomas Pillar, Scroll Shelf Clock, Seth Thomas, Eli Terry