A GEORGE III TULIPWOOD AND HAREWOOD BALLOON TABLE CLOCK, JOHN DWERRYHOUSE, LONDON, CIRCA 1790
A GEORGE III TULIPWOOD AND HAREWOOD BALLOON TABLE CLOCK, JOHN DWERRYHOUSE, LONDON, CIRCA 1790
A GEORGE III TULIPWOOD AND HAREWOOD BALLOON TABLE CLOCK, JOHN DWERRYHOUSE, LONDON, CIRCA 1790
A GEORGE III TULIPWOOD AND HAREWOOD BALLOON TABLE CLOCK, JOHN DWERRYHOUSE, LONDON, CIRCA 1790
A GEORGE III TULIPWOOD AND HAREWOOD BALLOON TABLE CLOCK, JOHN DWERRYHOUSE, LONDON, CIRCA 1790
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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF LADY ELIZABETH CAVENDISH CVO

A GEORGE III TULIPWOOD AND HAREWOOD BALLOON TABLE CLOCK, JOHN DWERRYHOUSE, LONDON, CIRCA 1790

Estimate: 1,200 - 1,800 GBP

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF LADY ELIZABETH CAVENDISH CVO

A GEORGE III TULIPWOOD AND HAREWOOD BALLOON TABLE CLOCK, JOHN DWERRYHOUSE, LONDON, CIRCA 1790

Estimate: 1,200 - 1,800 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Estate of Lady Elizabeth Cavendish CVO

A GEORGE III TULIPWOOD AND HAREWOOD BALLOON TABLE CLOCK, JOHN DWERRYHOUSE, LONDON, CIRCA 1790


8-inch painted dial signed John Dwerryhouse, 23 Charles St, Berkeley Square, the fusee and chain movement with anchor escapement and striking on a bell, the similarly signed backplate engraved with foliate scrolls, the balloon case veneered with harewood, crossbanded with tulipwood and inlaid with a paterae, on splayed gilt-brass feet,

44cm. 17½in. high,

Condition Report

PROSPECTIVE PURCHASERS SHOULD INSPECT IN PERSON. Painted dial is rubbed and very dirty with scratches throughout, good original steel hands. Movement is very dirty and not running although it appears to be complete, striking hammer broken and missing, no pendulum. Case is very dirty and has fault throughout including but limited to; a crack through the top, losses to the edging of the rear door, scuffs, dents and marks throughout. With a winder but no pendulum or case key.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."


**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."

Saleroom Notice

This lot contains endangered species. Sotheby's recommends that buyers check with their own government regarding any importation requirements prior to placing a bid. Please note that Sotheby's will not assist buyers with the shipment of this lot to the US. A buyer's inability to export or import these lots cannot justify a delay in payment or sale cancellation.
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