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

Mahogany Shelf Clock by Silas B. Terry

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


Mahogany Shelf Clock by Silas B. Terry, Plymouth, Connecticut, circa 1840, with turned columns flanking the painted wooden Roman dial and lower looking glass, paper dust-cover and 4 3/4 x 3 in. printed maker's label stating Silas B. Terry, Horologist, Manufacturer of Clocks, Timepieces and Regulators, Plymouth, Conn., eight-day weight-powered movement with solid backplate, strap plate front and count wheel strike, ht. 35 1/2 in.

This movement, in a slightly different case form, is shown in Chris Bailey, A Story of Silas B. Terry, Horologist, NAWCC Bulletin, June 2008, page 289.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

refinished, lower looking glass is probably original and backed by an old pine board, paper dust cover and label in good condition, dial is undisturbed, weights period


Silas B. Terry, Plymouth, Connecticut