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An English mahogany and marquetry longcase clock
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An English mahogany and marquetry longcase clock

THE MOVEMENT BY JEREMIAH STANDRING BOLTON, LATE 18TH CENTURY

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An English mahogany and marquetry longcase clock
The movement by Jeremiah Standring Bolton, late 18th Century
The case with a plinth centred by a vase within an oval, with canted angles, on bracket feet, the panelled Gothic trunk door centred by a vase and flanked by fluted pilasters, the arched hood with reeded turned columns and a broken arched pediment with three later figural finials, the dial with Roman chapters and Arabic numerals on the brass chapter ring, pierced black-painted steel hands, the engraved centre with seconds and day sector and signed Standring Bolton, pierced foliate spandrels and with a rolling moonphase and tune selector in the arch, the five pillar movement with anchor escapement and a 5.5 cm long brass associated Whittington chime playing with eight hammers on eight bells above, restorations
242cm. high
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Christie's charge a buyer's premium of 20.825% of the hammer price for lots with values up to NLG 200,000. If the hammer price exceeds the NLG 200,000 then the premium is calculated at 20.825% of the first NLG 200,000 plus 11.9% of any amount in excess of NLG 200,000.

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