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A GEORGE II EBONISED AND PAINTED EIGHT-DAY TAVERN TIMEPIECE
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A GEORGE II EBONISED AND PAINTED EIGHT-DAY TAVERN TIMEPIECE

JAMES WILSON, LONDON, MID-18TH CENTURY

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A GEORGE II EBONISED AND PAINTED EIGHT-DAY TAVERN TIMEPIECE
JAMES WILSON, LONDON, MID-18TH CENTURY
CASE: decorated with flowers and diaperwork, the door with a painted panel depicting a man with a fishing net and a seated woman within a landscape, paper label to door with inventory number 12267 DIAL: the shield-shaped dial with Roman hours and Arabic five minutes, signed James Wilson London, pierced brass hands, counter-balanced minute hand MOVEMENT: the timepiece weight-driven movement with tapered plates and five knnopped pillars, recoil anchor escapement, with pendulum and weight
60 in. (152.5 cm.) long; 30 in. (76.1 cm.) wide; 9 in. (23 cm.) deep
Literature
M. Wood, John Fowler, Prince of Decorators, London, 2007, p. 157.
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