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AN INLAID MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK, LATE 18TH CENTURY AND LATER

Restricted SpeciesUK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

1,000 - 1,500 GBP

AN INLAID MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK, LATE 18TH CENTURY AND LATER

AN INLAID MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK, LATE 18TH CENTURY AND LATER

Estimate:

1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot sold:

1,638

GBP

AN INLAID MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK, LATE 18TH CENTURY AND LATER


13½-inch dial with mask and scroll spandrels, signed Richd Ketty, Dublin, matted centre with subsidiary seconds dial, date aperture and ringed winding holes, the added arch applied with a miniature portrait on ivory of a lady, the movement striking on a later coiled gong, the associated case with swan neck cresting and fluted hood pillars, shaped trunk door flankied by reeded pilasters, the trunk and plinth with later neoclassical inlay, on replaced ogee bracket feet; the hood door with a presentation plaque inscribed Presented to Viscount Powerscourt, M.V.O. by the officers of 1st Battn. Irish Guards.

230cm., 90½in. high

Dial is rubbed and lacking silvering, minute and seconds hands replaced, arch and portrait added later. Movement appears to be complete but is very dirty and will require clean and service, striking converted for gong with replaced hammer. Associated case is lacking central finial to cresting, later, Edwardian, inlay to trunk and plinth, old scuff, marks and minor losses throughout, front feet replaced, rear feet lacking. With pendulum, two weights and trunk door key but no winder.


Please note that this lot contains material(s) which have import or export restrictions. Please contact a member of the department for further information.


"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."