Lot 48
  • 48

A GEORGE III GILT-MOUNTED MAHOGANY QUARTER CHIMING AND MUSICAL TABLE CLOCK FOR THE SPANISH MARKET, JAMES (DIEGO) EVANS, LONDON, CIRCA 1780 |

Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
Sold
5,250 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

7¾-inch dial with rococo spandrels, applied painted time dial, signed on a recessed painted plaque in the arch Diego Evans, Bolsa Real, Londres, flanked by subsidiary date and tune selection dials, silencio/musica lever at XII, the three train fusee movement with verge escapement, trip repeat striking on a bell, quarter chiming and playing one of four tunes at the hour on a nest of twelve bells with twelve hammers, signed in a cartouche on the backplate as the dial, the case with a domed top and flambeau finials, gilt frieze fret, sunburst side frets, caryatid corners and bracket feet
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