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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 79

    A WILLIAM AND MARY MINIATURE BRASS STRIKING LANTERN CLOCK IN A WALNUT LONGCASE

    BY WILLIAM GRIMES, LONDON, CIRCA 1690

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    A WILLIAM AND MARY MINIATURE BRASS STRIKING LANTERN CLOCK IN A WALNUT LONGCASE
    BY WILLIAM GRIMES, LONDON, CIRCA 1690
    Signed on the chapter ring 'Wm Grimes Londini fecit', the centre with acorn engraving and alarm-setting disc, single steel hand, probably original brass side doors, one engraved 1719 to its inside, engraved fret to the front, side frets lacking, the two train movement with verge escapement and countwheel strike on bell, with hoop and spurs to the rear, alarm work now lacking, in a walnut longcase
    The clock: 8½ in. (21 cm.) high The case: 84 in. (213 cm.) high


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