10-31-2015 10-31-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2857M Marlborough
October 31, 2015 10:00 AMCalender
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Eli Terry Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock

$369$300
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Eli Terry Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1825, scroll-top case, freestanding turned columns flanking the full-length glazed door, painted wood Arabic numeral dial with raised gilt decorations, lower reverse-painted tablet with gilt border and pendulum aperture, printed maker's label inside stating in part, Patent Clocks, made and sold at Plymouth, Connecticut by Eli Terry, wooden thirty-hour time and strike movement with pendulum bob and two iron weights, ht. 31 in.
Estimate $300-500

Lower glass appears to be original with paint loss and inpainting. Some veneer repair. Label in good condition for the age.


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Keywords

Terry Pillar, Plymouth