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Seth Thomas Off-Center Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
508
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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

Description:

Seth Thomas Off-Center Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1818, the mahogany scroll-top case with printed maker's label inside stating in part, Patent Clocks/Made and Sold by/SETH THOMAS/ and warranted if well used., painted wooden Roman numeral dial with floral spandrels, Arabic minute marks inside the chapter ring and seconds bit, thirty-hour, time and strike, wooden strap movement with center count-wheel regulated by off-center-mounted pendulum and powered by two compounded weights, ht. 29 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-2,000

dial is undisturbed, lower glass is repainted, scrolls, feet and dial are undisturbed, hollow urn finials appear to be the original, object right front foot a probable replacement, case refinished with age consistent repairs.


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.

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Seth Thomas, Connecticut, Plymouth