LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY OAK LONG CASED CLOCK WITH ROLLING MO...

by Capes Dunn
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Estimate

£250 - £400

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LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY OAK LONG CASED CLOCK WITH ROLLING MOON PHASE, SIGNED SMITH, CHESTER, the 13 ½” brass dial with subsidiary seconds dial and skeletons engraved to the centre, enclosed by pierced spandrels and set beneath the moon phase to the arch, powered by a n eight day movement striking on a bell, and housed in a case with swan neck pediment, free standing fluted and brass mounted columns, set over a trunk door and lower panel, flanked by fluted quarter columns to the fore corners and raised on a panelled base with bracket feet, 91” (231cm) high
C/R- the dial with circles of copper solder visible and the brass to the moon phase/ arch is a different colour to the dial and with brass joint rivets visible, possibly associated? full length split to the panel on the base, moulding missing to the left and right sides of the trunk door, splits to the pediment and the frame of the glazed door, glass later and cracked, left side badly faded and the base with heavy wear and marks

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Auction Date:
5th May 21 at 11am BST

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5th May 2021 11am BST (Lots 1 to 341)