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May 3, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Eli Terry and Sons Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: May 03, 2014 10:00AM


Eli Terry and Sons Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1825, the scroll-top case with full length glazed door, the top over the painted wooden Roman numeral dial with gilt corners and floral decoration in the center, the lower reverse-painted glass depicting a formal garden space, all on French feet with scalloped apron, printed maker's label stating in part, Patent Clocks Invented by Eli Terry, Plymouth/Made and Sold by Eli Terry and Sons, thirty-hour wooden movement with two iron weights and pendulum, ht. 30 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Dial undisturbed, lower original glass with inpainting, scroll top undisturbed, feet essentially original with possible object right side foot facade restoration. Veneer in good condition.

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Eli Terry and Sons, Plymouth, Connecticut