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Silas Parsons Cherry Tall Clock

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
271
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Silas Parsons Cherry Tall Clock, Swanzey, New Hampshire, c. 1805, scrolled-top hood with freestanding fluted columns flanking the Roman numeral painted iron dial signed Silas Parsons, floral spandrels and bird decoration in the arch, calendar and seconds subsidiary dials, similar carved quarter-columns flanking the full-length tombstone waist door, all resting on a two-stage molded base and delicate ogee bracket feet, eight-day time and hour strike movement, powered by two tin-cased weights and regulated by a wooden rod pendulum, ht. 94 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

original base and feet with splits and repairs.


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.

Keywords

Silas Parsons, Clocks, Pendulum, Swanzey, New Hampshire, Swanzey