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    Sale 2782

    LIECHTENSTEIN: Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein.

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 288 A

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK

    LATE 18TH CENTURY; CASE, DIAL AND MOVEMENT ASSOCIATED

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK
    LATE 18TH CENTURY; CASE, DIAL AND MOVEMENT ASSOCIATED
    The hood with dentil moulded swan neck pediment, foliate blind fret panelling and outset fluted columns with brass Corinthian capitals, the moulded arched trunkdoor flanked by fluted canted angles and with blind frets and and dentil mouldings above, on a rectangular plinth with bracket feet, the backboard inscribed 8105/107, the 30.5 cm. (12 inch) brass dial with foliate C-scroll spandrels, silvered chapter ring and centre with engraved seconds ring and signature R.LEAR PINHEY/PLYMo. DOCK. above date aperture, blued steel hour hand (minute hand lacking), painted rolling moon above and inscribed HIGH WATER AT PLYMo. DOCK, the later eight day four pillar movement with anchor escapement and rack strike on bell
    218 cm. high


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    Provenance

    Stadtpalais, Vienna, 1999.