Box Clock

Eli Terry, American, 1772 - 1852


about 1816-1818

Mahogany, mahogany veneer, pine, glass, brass, fruit wood, lead, tin, iron, and wire

Overall: 20 3/16 × 13 7/8 × 3 13/16 in. (51.3 × 35.2 × 9.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Alice Runyon



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view


Printed, in black ink, on clock paper: PATENT/ INVENTED/ MADE and SOLD by/ ELI TERRY,/ Plymouth Con., with flanking calendar for "Variations of the sun and clock"


Dr. Hugh Grant Rowell, 1937; Mrs. Alice Minnerly Runyon, North Tarrytown, New York, 1963; given to present collection, 1983.

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