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Cherry and Mahogany Box Clock by Eli Terry and Sons

Auction:
2460
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

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

Description:

Cherry and Mahogany Box Clock by Eli Terry and Sons, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1830, with glazed door over painted wooden Roman dial, lower tablet with painted funereal scene and pendulum aperture, printed maker's label stating Patent Clocks, Invented by Eli Terry, Made and Sold at Plymouth, Connecticut by E. Terry & Sons., 30-hour five-arbor wooden movement with count wheel strike, two cast iron weights and pendulum, ht. 21 3/4 in.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

Original painted tablet, clear glass replaced, dial in undisturbed condition, losses on lower section of label, case refinished.

Keywords

Plymouth, Eli Terry and Sons, Connecticut, Cherry Box Clock, Mahogany Box Clock, E. Terry & Sons., E. Terry & Sons, Clock, Clockmakers, Clocks, Eli, Eli Terry, Pendulum

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