• Property from the Collection o auction at Christies

    Sale 7819

    Property from the Collection of HRH The Prince George, Duke of Kent KG, KT, and HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent CI, GCVO and their families

    20 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 117

    A GEORGE III BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY STRIKING EIGHT DAY TABLE CLOCK

    ADAM TRAVERS, LONDON. LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    A GEORGE III BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY STRIKING EIGHT DAY TABLE CLOCK
    ADAM TRAVERS, LONDON. LATE 18TH CENTURY
    CASE: with brass handle to the break-arch top, later flambeau urn finials and finial blocks to all angles, brass fishscale side frets, brass mouldings to the front door and front canted angles, raised on brass bracket feet; case key
    DIAL: 7 in. wide brass dial with scroll and foliage spandrels to the engraved silvered chapter ring, the matted centre with date square and inset signature cartouche signed 'Adam Travers/London', strike/silent subsidiary ring to the arch, cut steel hands
    MOVEMENT: with five ring-turned pillars, twin line fusees, verge escapement and rack strike with trip repeat on replaced bell, flowering basket, scroll and foliage engraving to the back plate
    15½ in. (39 cm.) high; 11½ in. (29 cm.) wide; 7½ in. (19 cm.) deep


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    Adam Travers is recorded as working in Liverpool circa 1775 and then at 9 Red Lion Street, Clerkenwell, London from 1783 to 1794.

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