Eli Terry Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1820, the mahogany scroll-top case with printed paper label stating in part, Patent Clocks Made and Sold at Plymouth, Connecticut by Eli Terry/ Inventor and Patentee/Warranted if Well Used, freestanding columns flanking the full-length case door, upper glazed section over the painted wooden Arabic numeral dial with floral spandrels, the lower, a reverse-painted glass with Masonic iconography, scalloped apron and French feet, thirty-hour time and count-wheel strike movement with pendulum and two cast iron weights, ht. 29 1/2 in.
Case in old surface, painted glass is the original, scrolls, feet and skirting are original, dial inpainted and varnish overlayer discolored,
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