Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2460
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.
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