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A limited edition rolling ball timepiece to the design of Sir William Congreve, Dent, London, 1973, No. 90 of 150
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A limited edition rolling ball timepiece to the design of Sir William Congreve, Dent, London, 1973, No. 90 of 150
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A limited edition rolling ball timepiece to the design of Sir William Congreve, Dent, London, 1973, No. 90 of 150
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 Bob Monkhouse, No.090, 1973, on a stained wood and green marble base with adjustable feet and perspex-glazed brass cover
49cm. 19¼in. wide
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Provenance

Bob Monkhouse, OBE

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