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Mahogany Sharp Gothic or "Steeple" Clock by Silas B. Terry

Auction:
2431
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Mahogany Sharp Gothic or "Steeple" Clock by Silas B. Terry, Terryville, Connecticut, c. 1850, with four spires, glazed door over the painted wooden dial with Roman numerals, lower painted tablet of a black and silver floral star burst on a blue ground, printed maker's label inside stating Spring Brass Clocks, Made and Sold by Silas B. Terry, Terryville, Connecticut, 30-hour single spring powered time and strike movement mounted on a seat board, the center mounted going barrel engraved in script, DNR with attached count wheel and recoil escapement, ht. 20 in.

The present clock is illustrated in Distin and Bishop, The American Clock, page 156, pl. 333-333a.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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Keywords

Silas B. Terry, Connecticut, Terryville, Anchor escapement, Clocks, Eli Terry, Escapements, Striking clock

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