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An ebonised basket top table clock, English, circa 1695, with extensive later restoration

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 GBP

The Property of the Marquess of Lothian

An ebonised basket top table clock, English, circa 1695, with extensive later restoration

An ebonised basket top table clock, English, circa 1695, with extensive later restoration

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 GBP

The Property of the Marquess of Lothian

An ebonised basket top table clock, English, circa 1695, with extensive later restoration


7-inch dial with winged cherub spandrels, matted centre and ringed winding holes, the replaced late 19th century fusee and chain movement with anchor escapement and striking on a bell, the moulded case with pierced repoussé brass basket, carrying handle and flower vase finials, the door applied with repoussé escutcheons, raised on associated claw feet

38cm. 15in. high

Dial in generally good condition. Replaced and later movement appears to be complete but not running at time of cataloguing and need a service and clean.

Case lacks gilding to the basket top, both rear finials broken and missing, later gilt paw feet. With pendulum and a case key but no winder.


Condition 11 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."

Newbattle Abbey, Midlothian, Inventory, 1719, p.8, possibly in the Parlour; 'A Large clock';
Newbattle Abbey, Midlothian, Inventory, 1901, p.67, in the Morning Room; ‘Bracket Clock in ebonised case, ormolu mounts'