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Seth Thomas Mahogany Transitional Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
89
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Seth Thomas Mahogany Transitional Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1835, splat stenciled with cornucopias, floral stenciled half-columns flanking the door, stenciled and reverse-painted lower tablet, painted wood Arabic numeral dial with floral and raised gilt corner decorations, interior label stating in part Invented by ELI TERRY., Made and Sold at Plymouth, Connecticut, by SETH THOMAS, wood, thirty-hour time and strike movement powered by two iron weights, all on carved paw feet, ht. 31 in.
Estimate $500-700

Clock will tick and strike. Label in good condition. Both glasses appear original to the clock. Very minor paint loss to lower tablet. which has an approx. 2 in corner crack. Veneer piec off door but with the clock.


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, ELI TERRY, SETH THOMAS