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    Sale 5923

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    12 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 167

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN MAHOGANY MUSICAL STRIKING EIGHT DAY LONGCASE CLOCK

    BEARING THE SIGNATURE DELANDER, LONDON, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN MAHOGANY MUSICAL STRIKING EIGHT DAY LONGCASE CLOCK
    BEARING THE SIGNATURE DELANDER, LONDON, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The 14 in. wide brass dial with six tune selection in the arch for 'God Save the King, Cotillon, Minuet, Air, May Fair, Here's a Health' and signed 'Delander/London' (main hands lacking), the substantial movement with anchor escapement and playing the music on a nest of 14 bells via 6½ in. wide pin barrel, striking the hours on a further bell; three weights, case key, winding key
    91 in. (201 cm.) high


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    Saleroom Notice

    The catalogue description should read 'spuriously signed 'Delandre/London'.