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Samuel Terry Stenciled Transitional Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
86
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Samuel Terry Stenciled Transitional Shelf Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1830, mahogany case with stenciled fruit basket splat and floral half-columns flanking the door, painted wood Roman numeral dial with raised gilt and floral corner decorations, lower tablet with reverse-painting of a Greek Revival estate, interior case label states in part Patent Clocks, Invented by ELI TERRY. Made and Sold at Bristol, Connecticut, by SAMUEL TERRY., wood, thirty-hour time and strike movement powered by two cast iron weights, all on carved paw feet, ht. 29 in.
Estimate $500-700

Clock will tick and strike. Lower glass touched up.


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Keywords

Connecticut, ELI TERRY, SAMUEL TERRY