American Decorative Arts
Clockmaker: Silas Burnham Terry, American

Skeleton Shelf Clock

1840–65

Brass and iron (works), marble (base), and mahogany, mahogany veneer, holly, pine, and glass (case)

14 x 10 1/4 x 6 5/16 in. (35.6 x 26 x 16 cm)
Gift of C. Sanford Bull, B.A. 1893
1949.248
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Timepieces
Geography: 
Made in Connecticut
Status: 
By appointment
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