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Seth Thomas Off-center Pillar and Scroll Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
504
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Seth Thomas Off-center Pillar and Scroll Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1820, painted wooden dial with Arabic numerals, inside minute track and gilt decoration, scroll-top case with three brass finials, reverse-painted lower tablet depicting a rural scene and off-center pendulum aperture, printed maker's label stating in part Patent Clocks Made and Sold by SETH THOMAS; and warranted if well used, thirty-hour strap wooden movement with center mounted count-wheel all powered by two compound-hung weights and pendulum, ht. 30 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Clock ticks and strikes. A couple of small scratches on the dial. Both door glasses appear to be original to the clock.


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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