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    Sale 2810

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    7 May 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 85

    A GEORGE IV OAK GOTHIC REVIVAL STRIKING AND QUARTER-CHIMING BRACKET CLOCK, WITH WALL BRACKET

    JAMES MCCABE, ROYAL EXCHANGE, LONDON, NO. 3357. CIRCA 1830

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    A GEORGE IV OAK GOTHIC REVIVAL STRIKING AND QUARTER-CHIMING BRACKET CLOCK, WITH WALL BRACKET
    JAMES MCCABE, ROYAL EXCHANGE, LONDON, NO. 3357. CIRCA 1830
    The foliate engraved silvered dial with regulation ring and strike/silent ring above the Roman chapter ring, blued steel moon hands, signed James McCabe/ROYAL EXCHANGE/LONDON/3357, the massive triple chain fusee movement with anchor escapement, chiming the quarters on eight bells via 5 cm. long pinned brass barrel and striking the hours, half hours and quarters on a further gong, with repeat signature on the back plate, with pendulum hold fast, on pierced wall bracket; pendulum, door key, winding key
    90 cm. high overall


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    The firm of James McCabe superceded McCabe and Strahan in 1825/26 and operated from Royal Exchange (97 Cornhill) until 1838, when the Exchange was burned down and the firm moved to 32 Cornhill.

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