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A Victorian engraved gilt-brass calendrical strut clock
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A Victorian engraved gilt-brass calendrical strut clock

POSSIBLY BY THOMAS COLE, NO. 1514; RETAILED BY LONDON & RYDER, LONDON

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A Victorian engraved gilt-brass calendrical strut clock
Possibly by Thomas Cole, No. 1514; retailed by London & Ryder, London
The frame elaborately pierced and chased with two winged cherubs holding an hour glass, the cherubs in the lower corners playing a musical instrument and blowing bubbles through a pipe within elaborate foliate pierced and chased scrolls, the oval dial displaying a silvered Roman chapter ring with blued steel hands, signed London & Ryder, London within a foliate cartouche, the other with the days of the week engraved within foliage and with manual calendar adjusted from the back, the silvered watch movement with cylinder escapement signed C.Guinand, No. 5932; the movement cover with shutters for the hand-set regulation and wind and signed London & Ryder, 17, New Bond Street St. London., the reverse of the frame stamped 1514 in each corner; with the original red leather travelling box with blue velvet and cream silk lining
5½in. (14cm.) high
Literature
Derek Roberts, Carriage Clocks, U.S.A., 1993, p. 276, fig. 18-12
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.
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