• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5925

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    17 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 59

    A GEORGE III FRUITWOOD STRIKING EIGHT DAY STRIKING TABLE CLOCK WITH ALARM

    JOHN ARNOLD, LONDON, CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III FRUITWOOD STRIKING EIGHT DAY STRIKING TABLE CLOCK WITH ALARM
    JOHN ARNOLD, LONDON, CIRCA 1770
    The case (formerly ebonised) surmounted by brass handle and acorn finials to all angles (brass-work now gilded), the 7 in. wide brass dial with foliate spandrels, matted centre with false pendulum, date square and signed on silvered cartouche 'John Arnold/London', alarm disc to the centre, blued steel hands, the twin line fusees movement with verge escapement and rack strike and trip repeat and alarm on bell, the back plate engraved with scrolling foliate, birds and pagoda; two case keys
    19½ in. (50 cm.) high


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