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Seth Thomas Stenciled Transition Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
87
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Seth Thomas Stenciled Transition Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1835, with floral and leaf stenciled splat and half-columns flanking the painted wood Roman numeral dial with floral spandrels and raised scroll decoration in the center, reverse-painted tablet depicting a town center, central pendulum aperture and stenciled border, printed maker's label inside backboard, thirty-hour wood movement with two weights and pendulum, all on carved paw feet, ht. 29 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

Both glasses and stenciling original. Paint loss to lower tablet. Movement ticks and strikes. Dial has inpainting from left to right through numbers 9-3. Including numerals 9 and 3 touched up.


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.

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