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A red Japanned table timepiece with alarm, Frank Smith, London, circa 1710
Estimate
8,00012,000
JUMP TO LOT
86
A red Japanned table timepiece with alarm, Frank Smith, London, circa 1710
Estimate
8,00012,000
JUMP TO LOT

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A red Japanned table timepiece with alarm, Frank Smith, London, circa 1710
7-inch dial with winged cherub spandrels, matted centre with mock pendulum aperture signed Fran Smith, London, engraved date aperture, ringed winding holes and central alarm disc, the fusee movement with verge escapement and pull wound alarm train acting on a bell, the back plate engraved with foliate scrolls and signed in a cartouche Frank Smith, London, the case with inverted bell top, brass carrying handle, moulded base and later brass bracket feet, the whole decorated in gilt with chinoiseries
39.5cm. 15½in. high
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