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    Sale 5158

    Clocks & Barometers

    12 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 821

    A George III ebonised and brass-mounted eight day striking table clock for the Dutch market

    JAMES SMITH, LONDON. CIRCA 1780

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    A George III ebonised and brass-mounted eight day striking table clock for the Dutch market
    James Smith, London. Circa 1780
    The 8in. wide brass dial with engraved and silvered chapter ring, signed James Smith/London on a recessed cartouche to the matted centre with date square (alarm disc lacking), the arch with painted floral decoration around rolling moon, the twin line and fusee movement with verge escapement and Dutch rack strike on two bells, alarm work now lacking; pendulum, winding key, case key
    20 in. (53cm.) high, handle down


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