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Eli Terry and Sons Eight-day Transitional Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
90
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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

Description:

Eli Terry and Sons Eight-day Transitional Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1830, case with stenciled half-columns, carved eagle splat, and paw feet, painted wood Roman numeral dial with seconds, label stating in part Eight-day Clocks. Invented by ELI TERRY. Made and Sold at Plymouth, Connecticut, by E. TERRY & Sons., lower tablet depicting a park and marked Part of Regent Street, London, wood, eight-day time and strike movement powered by two cast iron weights, ht. 36 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Lower glass original with some paint loss. Movement has mahogany plates. Movement ticks and strikes.


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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Eli Terry and Sons, Connecticut, Plymouth, E. TERRY & Sons, London