• The Sunday Sale - The Collecti auction at Christies

    Sale 5934

    The Sunday Sale - The Collection of the Late Christopher Wood

    8 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 156

    AN ENGLISH EBONISED GOTHIC REVIVAL STRIKING EIGHT DAY LONGCASE CLOCK

    PHILLIP POLKINGHORNE, ST. AUSTLE

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    AN ENGLISH EBONISED GOTHIC REVIVAL STRIKING EIGHT DAY LONGCASE CLOCK
    PHILLIP POLKINGHORNE, ST. AUSTLE
    CASE: with arched top flanked by two spires, arched hood door and conforming trunk door and plinth panel, case associated to dial and movement; case key
    DIAL: 12 in. wide brass dial, the chapter ring signed 'Phillip Polkinghorne/ST. AUSTLE', later steel moon hands
    MOVEMENT: with anchor escapement and rack strike on bell, replaced seatboard; pendulum, two weights, winding key
    93 in. (236 cm.) high


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