05-03-2014 05-03-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2724M Marlborough
May 3, 2014 10:00 AMCalender
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Seth Thomas Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock

$3,321$2,700
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, 1820, mahogany scroll-top case with three brass urn finials, painted wooden dial with Arabic numerals and raised gilt decoration and basket of flowers below the center, reverse-painted lower glass of a country house, printed paper maker's label stating in part,Patent Clocks, Invented by Eli Terry./ Made and Sold at Plymouth, Connecticut by Seth Thomas, thirty-hour wooden movement with count-wheel strike two cast iron weights and pendulum, ht. 32 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Clock in original finish and with original scrolls and feet. Both glasses original with some paint loss to lower scene.


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Keywords

Plymouth, Connecticut, Scroll Shelf Clock, Seth Thomas Pillar, Seth Thomas, Eli Terry