Samuel Terry Pillar & Scroll Clock

This is a fine pillar and scroll clock made by Samuel Terry of Bristol, Connecticut circa 1825.

The case is mahogany and is nicely finished. The scroll work found at the top of the clock are original to this example. Thw feet are older replacements. The finials are brass and are also appropriate replacements. The tablet is original and has had some minor restoration to the sky. The scene depicts a country setting with a large residence set on a lawn with scattered trees . The border is very complex and somewhat unusual. The wooden dial features fancy gilt designs in the spandrel areas. A gilt pattern also is located around the center of this dial. The time ring features Arabic numerals. The wooden works 30 hour weight driven movement is a time and strike design and is in good working condition. The Clockmaker’s label is pasted onto the inside of the backboard. It is in good overall condition. Overall this is a fine example of a Connecticut Pillar & Scroll clock and would look wonderful on your mantel.

Inventory number 29096.

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