06-07-2009 06-07-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2460 Boston
June 7, 2009 11:00 AMCalender
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Mahogany and Cherry Outside Escapement Box Clock Attributed to Eli Terry

$4,977$4,200
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2460 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 07, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Mahogany and Cherry Outside Escapement Box Clock Attributed to Eli Terry, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1815, dovetailed box, painted wooden dial with Arabic numerals, gilt spandrel decoration and a single red rose, outside escapement, single glass with painted lower section of pagoda and classical urn, thirty-hour time and strike movement with solid front and rear plates, front-mounted pendulum, center count wheel strike, two compound hung iron weights, wooden pulleys mounted in the case and brass pulleys at the weights, ht. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $12,000-18,000

New glass and reverse painting, case refinished, dial decoration in undisturbed condition, some relining on numerals, period iron weights, cardboard dust cover added to backboard.

Keywords

Plymouth, Cherry Outside Escapement Box Clock, Eli Terry, Connecticut, Mahogany Outside Escapement Box Clock