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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 85

    A George III mahogany and brass-mounted striking eight day longcase clock

    JOHN WIGHTWICK, LONDON, CIRCA 1780

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    A George III mahogany and brass-mounted striking eight day longcase clock
    John Wightwick, London, Circa 1780
    The 12 in. wide brass dial with silvered and engraved Roman and Arabic chapter ring, signed 'Jno. Wightwick/LONDON' on a silvered cartouche to the matted centre, the movement with five ring-turned pillars, anchor escapement and rack strike on bell; pendulum, winding key, two weights
    94 in. (239 cm.) high


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