Lot 36
  • 36

An English brass mounted mahogany quarter chiming table clock, third quarter 18th century

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 EUR
Sold
5,625 EUR
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Description

  • 61cm. high
19.5-cm engraved silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals and matted brass dial centre, pierced gilt spandrels to the corners and subsidiary for strike/silent in the arch, associated three train fusee and chain movement converted to anchor escapement with quarter chiming on eight bells and hour striking on a single bell, the backplate engraved with foliate scrolls around a fruit basket within a formal border, moulded mahogany veneered case with brass bound inverted bell top surmounted by five ball finials, break arch glazed door with foliate pierced frets and flanked by brass caryatid and trailing flower mounts on canted corners, carrying handles above pierced sunburst frets to the sides, moulded brass bound plinth raised on brass scroll feet
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