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Seth Thomas Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
505
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Seth Thomas Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1825, the mahogany scroll-top case with painted wooden Arabic numeral dial with basket of fruit below the center, reverse-painted tablet of a town center with pendulum aperture, freestanding columns flanking the door and French feet with scalloped apron, thirty-hour time and strike movement with count-wheel strike regulated by a pendulum and powered by two iron weights, ht. 31 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Feet, scrolls, and dial are undisturbed, brass finials appear to be period, paint loss on lower tablet


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Scroll Shelf Clock, Seth Thomas Pillar, Connecticut, Plymouth