06-07-2009 06-07-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2460 Boston
June 7, 2009 11:00 AMCalender

Cherry and Mahogany Box Clock by Eli Terry and Sons

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


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.


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