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PROPERTY OF THE EARL OF RONALDSHAY

A mahogany longcase regulator, John Moore, London, circa 1825
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PROPERTY OF THE EARL OF RONALDSHAY

A mahogany longcase regulator, John Moore, London, circa 1825
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Details & Cataloguing

Style: Private Collections

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A mahogany longcase regulator, John Moore, London, circa 1825
12-inch silvered dial with outer minute track enclosing subsidiary seconds dial with astronomer's marks and hours dial, signed John Moore, Clerkenwell, London, the massive movement with six knopped screwed pillars, dead beat escapement with jewelled pallets, screwed chatons to the front pallet pivot and escape wheel, high count train, Harrison's maintaining power, fine beat adjustment to the top and bottom of the crutch, signed on the backplate as the dial, three brass dust shutters each secured with six screws, separately suspended mercury pendulum with adjustable roller suspension, silvered beat plaque, the case with arched top, glazed trunk door and panelled plinth, the whole inlaid with ebony stringing
189cm. 6ft.2½in. high
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Provenance

Probably Lawrence Dundas, 1st Earl of Zetland, 1766-1839, and thence by descent to the current owner.  

Style: Private Collections

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London