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    Sale 2796

    The P.C. Spaans Collection of Important European Clocks

    19 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 470

    An early Victorian ormolu mantel timepiece

    WILLIAM PAYNE, LONDON. CIRCA 1840

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    An early Victorian ormolu mantel timepiece
    William Payne, London. Circa 1840
    The foliate cast waisted case on scroll feet and with plain brass back plate, the ormolu dial with engine-turned centre and engraved dot minute track, painted Roman chapters, delicate steel heart-shaped hands, the eight day movement with circular plates joined by four front-pinned tapering pillars, single chain fusee and anchor escapement, the back plate with holdfast and signed W. Payne/163 New Bond St London; steel rod pendulum with roller bar suspension
    21.5 cm. high


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    An apparently identical clock by William Payne was sold Christie's South Kensington, The David Style Collection, 12-13 January 2005, lot 672.

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