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An ebonised basket top quarter repeating table clock, Robert Halsted, London, circa 1690
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
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An ebonised basket top quarter repeating table clock, Robert Halsted, London, circa 1690
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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An ebonised basket top quarter repeating table clock, Robert Halsted, London, circa 1690
7-inch dial with cherub spandrels, matted centre with calendar aperture and ringed winding holes, well pierced hands, strike/not strike lever at IX, the movement signed Robert Halsted, London, with six ring-turned knopped pillars, verge escapement, bell striking with inside rack and pull repeating the quarters on three further bells, the backplate mounted with outside set-up ratchets, engraved with flowers and leaf scrolls within a wheatear border, foliate pierced and engraved apron to the back cock, the case with repoussé brass basket top decorated with putti and fruit swags, ball finials, foliate cast escutcheons and bun feet
36cm. 14in. high
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