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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 647

    AN ITALIAN GILT BRASS MOUNTED ROSEWOOD QUARTER STRIKING TABLE CLOCK WITH ALARM

    MID-18TH CENTURY

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    AN ITALIAN GILT BRASS MOUNTED ROSEWOOD QUARTER STRIKING TABLE CLOCK WITH ALARM
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    The 6¼ in. wide brass dial with foliate spandrels to the silvered Roman chapter ring with half hour markers, alarm disc to the matted centre, subsidiary strike/silent (now detached) to the arch, cut steel hands, the movement with four vase shaped rear-pinned pillars, single barrel for strike and time trains, further fixed barrel for the alarm, verge escapement and striking the hours and quarters on two bells; pendulum, key
    21½ in. (54.5 cm.) high, handle down


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