02-15-2009 02-15-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2444 Boston
February 15, 2009 11:00 AMCalender

Cherry Shelf Clock by Silas Parsons

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2444 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 15, 2009 11:00AM


Cherry Shelf Clock by Silas Parsons, Swansea, New Hampshire, circa 1820, the hood with simple molded top, reverse-painted glass on dial door signed Silas Parsons, French feet, 6 1/4 in. dia. painted iron dial with Roman numerals, eight-day brass, step-train, weight-powered movement with rear hung wooden pendulum rod and brass faced bob all powered by a tin-cased weight, ht. 30 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Reverse painted glass is repainted, case refinished, repairs to original base, central skirting is restored, tip of minute hand broken off does not appear to have had finials or plinths, dial probably relined.


Silas Parsons, Cherry Shelf Clock, Swansea, New Hampshire