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    Sale 7627

    Dealing in Excellence: A Celebration of Hotspur and Jeremy

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 156

    A GEOrGE IV SMALL MAHOGANY LONGCASE WALL CLOCK

    EMANUEL BURTON, JNR. DATED 1827

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    A GEOrGE IV SMALL MAHOGANY LONGCASE WALL CLOCK
    EMANUEL BURTON, JNR. DATED 1827
    The case with balloon-shaped hood with moulded bezel above a fielded panel, the trunk door with recessed rectangular panel, the demi-lune underside with conforming fielded panel, the 8 in. (20 cm.) diameter silvered and engraved dial of unusual regulator format with outside minute ring and apertures for showing hours and seconds on revolving chapter discs, with blued steel hands, signed 'Burton Kendal/1827', the eight day timepiece movement secured directly to the dial with four ring-turned pillars, weight-driven with anchor escapement; wood-rod pendulum with small lead bob swinging against an ink-inscribed beat scale, large fitted lead weight; crank winding key, case key
    50¾ in. (129 cm.) high; 11 in. (28 cm.) wide; 5¼ in. 913 cm.) deep


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    Emanuel Burton, jnr, son of Emanuel, is recorded in kendal 1790-1828.

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