• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 280

    A GEORGE III INLAID MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK

    SIGNED THOS BAYLEY, LONDON, CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III INLAID MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK
    SIGNED THOS BAYLEY, LONDON, CIRCA 1780
    CASE: the arched hood with pierced crest and three ball finials flanked by stop-fluted Corinthian columns, the case with similar quarter-columns and arched door, brass capitals to quarter columns of case replaced, the base with cut-corner panels and later shaped skirting, satinwood fan spandrels,
    DIAL: brass dial with silvered chapter ring, matte center and seconds dial, calendar aperture and maker's plaque and strike/silent in the arch, scroll and dolphin spandrels
    MOVEMENT: with anchor escapement, five knopped pillars and striking the hour on a bell; brass and lead pendulum, 2 brass-encased weights, a key and a winder
    94 in. (239 cm.) high, 19 in. (48.5 cm.) wide, 9½ in. (24 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Clark Estate at Middleburg, Virginia; C.G. Sloan & Company, Inc., 6 November 1982, lot 477.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE ESTATE OF THOMAS J. CARROLL (LOTS 277-288)