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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 72

    A George III mahogany striking eight day table clock

    WILMSHURST, READING, CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    A George III mahogany striking eight day table clock
    Wilmshurst, Reading, Circa 1780
    The 7 in. wide engraved and silvered dial with rolling moon to the arch and signed 'Wilmshurst/READING' to the centre, the five pillars movement with twin chain fusees, converted anchor escapement and rack strike on replaced bell; pendulum
    20 in. (51 cm.) handle down


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN