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    Sale 5900

    Christie's Interiors

    27 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 322

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY STRIKING EIGHT DAY LONGCASE CLOCK

    JOHN RONNING, NEWMARKET. THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY STRIKING EIGHT DAY LONGCASE CLOCK
    JOHN RONNING, NEWMARKET. THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    The 12 in. wide brass dial with foliate spandrels to silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring, subsidiary seconds and date square to the matted centre, signed 'Jn. Ronning/Newmarket' to silvered roundel in the arch, the four pillars movement with anchor escapement and rack strike on bell, later seatboard, movement and dial probably associated to case; pendulum, two weights, winding key, case key
    81 in. (206 cm.) high


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