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Eli Terry & Sons Mahogany Transitional Box Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
505
Sold for:
$431$350

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

Description:

Eli Terry & Sons Mahogany Transitional Box Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1825, stenciled quarter-columns flank the full-length door, the lower section a reverse-painted tablet, painted wood Arabic numeral dial, maker's label inside states in part Invented by Eli Terry, Made and Sold at Plymouth, Connecticut, by E. Terry & Sons, wood, thirty-hour, time and strike movement powered by two cast iron weights, ht. 25 in.
Estimate $700-900

The tablet is repainted. Case no longer has feet.


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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Plymouth, Connecticut, Eli Terry & Sons, E. Terry & Sons, The tablet