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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 19

    A George I walnut striking eight day calendrical longcase clock

    DIAL AND MOVEMENT BY WILLIAM MANLOVE, LONDON

    Price Realised  

    A George I walnut striking eight day calendrical longcase clock
    Dial and movement by William Manlove, London
    The breakarch hood with stepped and moulded top, outset columns with brass capitals and glazed side panels, trunk door with moulded frame, above plinth with double skirting, the 13 in. wide brass dial with foliate and mask spandrels, silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring with fleur-de-lys half hour markers and diamond half quarter hour markers, subsidiary seconds and applied arched plaque signed 'Willm. Manlove London' to the matted centre, subsidiary month ring and strike/silent flanking the large date ring to the arch, the five pillars movement with anchor escapement and rack stike on bell, case associated to movement and dial; pendulum, two weights, case key
    102 in. (260 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN