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Eli Terry Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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

Description:

Eli Terry Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1825, scroll-top case, freestanding turned columns flanking the full-length glazed door, painted wood Arabic numeral dial with raised gilt decorations, lower reverse-painted tablet with gilt border and pendulum aperture, printed maker's label inside stating in part, Patent Clocks, made and sold at Plymouth, Connecticut by Eli Terry, thirty-hour time and strike, wood movement with pendulum bob and two iron weights, ht. 31 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Original lower glass with 15-20% paint loss. Fret and feet appear to be original. Hands are pewter.


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, Scroll Shelf Clock, Eli Terry