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A Scottish George III mahogany longcase clock

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A Scottish George III mahogany longcase clock

JAMES NICOL, CANNONGATE, CIRCA 1780

Details
A Scottish George III mahogany longcase clock James Nicol, Cannongate, circa 1780 The hood with later moulded caddy top surmounted by brass ball and spire finials, replaced satinwood blind fret panels to the front cornice, small glazed side panels, reduced, with inset brass-capped columns to the front, breakarch trunk door, the plain plinth raised on moulded bracket feet, the 12in. wide cut-away brass dial with bird and urn spandrels to a silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring with subsidiary silvered seconds ring and date aperture to the matted centre, blued steel hands, with painted, retouched, and engraved rolling moon to the arch, below the signature James Nicol Cannongate, the dial with feet to steel brackets positioned on the upper movement front plate, the four pillar movement with anchor escapement and rack strike on bell 94in. (239cm.) high
Provenance
Graham-Stirlings of Strowan, Strowan House, Perthshire and by descent to Mrs. George Boothby
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
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