London, South Kensington
7 - 8 July 2010
A VICTORIAN BRASS-INLAID MAHOGANY EIGHT DAY TIMEPIECE DROP DIAL WALL CLOCK
MORRIS, BERKHAMPSTEAD, CIRCA 1840
With gadrooned moulding to octagonal case, glazed panel to trunk, white painted convex dial, signed 'MORRIS BERKHAMPSTEAD', the movement with four pillars, single fusee and anchor escapement; pendulum
28 in. (71 cm.) high; 17 in. (43 cm.) wide; 7 in. (18 cm.) deep
Lady Sarah Spencer (1838-1919), the front hall at 28 St. James's Place.
Brought to Althorp by Albert Edward John, 7th Earl Spencer (1892-1975) in 1923.
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