Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2460
Date / Time: June 07, 2009 11:00AM
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.
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.