06-07-2009 06-07-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2460 Boston
June 7, 2009 11:00 AMCalender
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Mahogany Shelf Clock by Silas B. Terry and Company

$2,015$1,700
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2460 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 07, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Shelf Clock by Silas B. Terry and Company, Terryville, Connecticut, c. 1840, the box case with reverse-painted tablet, painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, paper dust cover inside backboard, 30-hour brass timepiece with detatched wooden fusee, ht. 11 in.

Literature: This clock is illustrated in The American Clock, by William H. Distin and Robert Bishop, p. 121, plate 250.
Estimate $700-900

Zinc dial is a replacement. Reverse-painted tablet is the original.

Keywords

Terryville, Silas B. Terry, Connecticut, William H. Distin, Robert Bishop, Bishop , p