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    Sale 7627

    Dealing in Excellence: A Celebration of Hotspur and Jeremy

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 177

    A WILLIAM IV MAHOGANY, EBONY, SATINWOOD BANDED AND CHEQUER STRUNG STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK

    HENNING, LYMINGTON, CIRCA 1830

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    A WILLIAM IV MAHOGANY, EBONY, SATINWOOD BANDED AND CHEQUER STRUNG STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK
    HENNING, LYMINGTON, CIRCA 1830
    The balloon-shaped case with brass handle to the top, silk-backed brass fishscale sound frets to the sides, with glazed rear door, the white painted Roman dial withblued steel hands and signed 'HENNING/LYMINGTON', the five pillar eight day movement with twin gut fusees, anchor escapement and strike on bell, with pendulum holdfast to the back plate; pendulum, winding key; with rectangular tapering bracket, the lower part replaced
    The clock: 17¾ in. (45 cm.) high; 13½ in. (34 cm.) wide; 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) deep; the bracket: 8 in. (20 cm.) high; 10¼ in. (26 cm.) wide; 8¾ in. (22.5 cm.) deep


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    Probably the Robert Henning recorded in Lymington 1830-1848.

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