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A full size rolling ball timepiece to the design of Sir William Congreve, Dent, London, dated 1974
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A full size rolling ball timepiece to the design of Sir William Congreve, Dent, London, dated 1974
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A full size rolling ball timepiece to the design of Sir William Congreve, Dent, London, dated 1974
the architectural sloping pediment with three silvered dials for hours, minutes and seconds, the 8-day fusee movement released every fifteen seconds by a ball running along a grooved inclined plane mounted below the movement and engaging with a lever at the end of each run, the frame with turned finials above slender turned tapered columns rising from a rectangular plinth applied with a silvered plaque at the front signed Dent and a further plaque at the rear signed D.W.Hale No.129 1974, the whole on a wood and green marble base with adjustable feet and covered by a glazed brass cover
44.5cm. 17½in. high
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