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A small fruitwood table clock for the Chinese market, Thomas Weeks, London, circa 1790

Estimate:

6,000 - 9,000 GBP

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

A small fruitwood table clock for the Chinese market, Thomas Weeks, London, circa 1790

A small fruitwood table clock for the Chinese market, Thomas Weeks, London, circa 1790

Estimate:

6,000 - 9,000 GBP

Lot sold:

7,560

GBP

Authenticity guarantee

What is guaranteed?

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

A small fruitwood table clock for the Chinese market, Thomas Weeks, London, circa 1790


3¾-inch foliate engraved dial plate, enamel dial with centre seconds and signed Weeks Museum, Coventry, St, subsidiary enamel strike/silent and date dials, the fusee movement with anchor escapement mounted on the foliate engraved backplate, rear winding, striking and trip repeating on a bell, the formerly ebonised case with triple pad top, brass carrying handle, brass mouldings and bracket feet,

10¼in; 26cm high

Dial plate and enamel dials in good condition. Movement is complete and running at time of cataloguing, it appears to retain the original wheel trains throughout. The case was originally ebonised but has been stripped and stained to a pleasant colour, there are old scuffs and marks throughout commensurate with age. With a winder and 2 case keys.


Please note that Condition 12 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.


"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."

Please note that the W symbol has been removed from this lot. This lot will remain in New Bond Street after the sale.