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Lot 16: Eli Terry, Jr. Column and Splat Shelf Clock
23 October 2016
Bristol, CT, USALive Auction
Description: Stenciled column and splat shelf clock by Eli Terry, Jr., Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1840. Stenciled columns and splat with lyre and flower motif, reverse painted glass, claw feet, label "Patent Clocks, Invented by Eli Terry, Made and Sold in Plymouth, Connecticut by Eli Terry, Jun'r.". Weight driven, wooden works clock, hand painted dial, measures approx. 28" tall x 16 1/2" wide x 4" deep. Many Eli Terry Clocks which depict a home or building on the reverse painted glass tablet, are actual homes in the Town of Plymouth and surrounding Connecticut towns of the time period.
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