• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 318

    AN ANGLO-DUTCH FIGURED WALNUT LONGCASE CLOCK

    MID 18TH CENTURY; THE DUTCH CASE WITH AN ENGLISH MOVEMENT BY WILLIAM SMITH, LONDON

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    AN ANGLO-DUTCH FIGURED WALNUT LONGCASE CLOCK
    MID 18TH CENTURY; THE DUTCH CASE WITH AN ENGLISH MOVEMENT BY WILLIAM SMITH, LONDON
    The case of typical form, with giltwood figural finials, the door and plinth with small band-inlay, ormolu lenticle mount depicting the rape of Europa, on scrolled feet, the brass dial with foliate mask spandrels, painted moonphase to the arch, silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring, matted centre with silvered subsidiary seconds ring, alarm disc, signature plaque signed Wm Smith London and date aperture, the five pillar movement with anchor escapement, Dutch strike and alarm on two bells; pendulum, three weights, door key, crank key
    285 cm. high (overall)


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    Please note that the estimate of this lot is EUR 4.000-6.000.