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    Sale 12041

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    27 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 463

    A GEORGE III GILT AND GREEN JAPANNED STRIKING LONGCASE CLOCK

    JOSEPH HERRING, LONDON, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY, THE MOVEMENT ASSOCIATED

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III GILT AND GREEN JAPANNED STRIKING LONGCASE CLOCK
    JOSEPH HERRING, LONDON, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY, THE MOVEMENT ASSOCIATED
    The case with chinoiserie decoration overall, the brass dial with subsidiary seconds, date aperture and strike/silent to arch, signed 'Joseph Herring/London', the two train movement rack striking on a bell; with pendulum, two weights, case key and winding key
    88 ½ in. (205 cm.) high to base of finial; 20 ¾ in. (53 cm.) wide; 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED SWISS COLLECTION (LOTS 82-107, 301-317 & 461-493)