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Eli Terry Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
508
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Eli Terry Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1820, mahogany scroll-top case with turned freestanding columns flanking the full length door, glazed upper section over the painted wood Arabic numeral dial with gilt raised decorations, lower tablet reverse-painting of classical buildings (repainted), printed paper label stating Patent Clocks, Made and Sold at Plymouth, Connecticut by Eli Terry, Inventor and Patentee, Warranted, if Well Used, wood, thirty-hour, time and strike movement powered by two cast iron weights and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 31 in.
Estimate $700-900

Dial inpainted and refreshed. Feet and scroll replaced.


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 Pillar, Scroll Shelf Clock, Eli Terry