04-25-2015 04-25-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2804M Marlborough
April 25, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Eli Terry & Sons Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 25, 2015 10:00AM


Eli Terry & Sons Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1825, with mahogany scroll-top case with freestanding turned columns flanking the full length glazed door over the painted wood Arabic numeral dial with raised gilt decorations, lower reverse-painted tablet of a village scene with gilt border and pendulum aperture, printed maker's label inside stating in part Patent Clocks, Invented by Eli Terry. Made and Sold at Plymouth, Connecticut, by E. Terry & Sons, thirty-hour time and strike, wooden movement with pendulum bob and two iron weights, ht. 31 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Both glasses original. Lower glass has considerable paint loss and inpainting. Object left scroll tip is off but with the clock.

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Eli Terry and Sons, Connecticut, Plymouth, E. Terry & Sons