• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7830

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    21 January 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 51

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

    JONATHAN BLAKE, FULHAM. CIRCA 1790

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    A GEORGE III BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY STRIKING EIGHT DAY LONGCASE CLOCK
    JONATHAN BLAKE, FULHAM. CIRCA 1790
    CASE: pagoda top with brass finials and brass stop-fluted pillars, the trunk with conforming quartered columns, panelled plinth above double foot DIAL: 11¾ in. wide brass and silvered dial with strike/silent to the arch, matted centre with inset seconds disc, date square and signature cartouche signed 'Blake/LONDON', blued steel hands MOVEMENT: five ringed pillars, anchor escapement and rack strike on bell; pendulum, two brass weights, winding key, case key
    100 in. (254 cm.) high; 21 in. (53 cm.) wide; 10¾ in. (27.5 cm.) deep


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    Jonathan Blake is recorded working in Fulham from 1758 to 1808.

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