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Eli Terry Jr. Eight-day Shelf Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
515
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Eli Terry Jr. Eight-day Shelf Clock, Terrysville, Connecticut, c. 1835, the three-tier mahogany case with turned freestanding columns, upper door over the painted wood Roman numeral dial, mirrored midsection, lower door with reverse-painted glass depicting two Greek Revival buildings, printed paper label inside stating in part Eight-day Clocks Made and Sold at Terrysville, Conn. by Eli Terry, Jr. & Co, wood, eight-day, time and strike movement with compounded cast iron weights, regulated by a pendulum, ht. 34 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Veneer loss on object right lower column.


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Keywords

Terrysville, Connecticut, Eli Terry Jr., Jr. & Co, Eli Terry , Jr.