• The William F. Reilly Collecti auction at Christies

    Sale 2273

    The William F. Reilly Collection

    14 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 50

    AN ITALIAN WALNUT LONGCASE CLOCK

    THE ASSOCIATED LANTERN CLOCK MOVEMENT SIGNED GEO CLARKE LEADEN HALL STREET LONDON, THE CASE POSSIBLY VENETO, MID-18TH CENTURY

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    AN ITALIAN WALNUT LONGCASE CLOCK
    THE ASSOCIATED LANTERN CLOCK MOVEMENT SIGNED GEO CLARKE LEADEN HALL STREET LONDON, THE CASE POSSIBLY VENETO, MID-18TH CENTURY
    The arched bonnet with pierced fretwork sides and a glass door revealing the silvered brass and brass dial with Roman numerals, central single hand, central second hand alarm disc dial, the movement with verge escapement and countwheel strike and alarm on large bell above, set within a paneled box case with a domed door, conforming plinth
    92½ in. (235 cm.) high, 13¼ in. (33.5 cm.) wide, 9¾ in. (25 cm.) deep


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    George Clarke is recorded working on Leadenhall Street in 1725.

    Provenance

    By repute, Marquis Pucci, Florence.
    Bought from Guido Bartolozzi Antichita, Florence, in 1994.