27th March 2021 9:30 GMT/BST

The Curious Collector

 
  Lot 37
 

37

A Walnut Eight Day Longcase Clock, case with caddied pediment, glazed viewing side windows,...

A Walnut Eight Day Longcase Clock, case with caddied pediment, glazed viewing side windows, arched trunk door with matched walnut veneers, plinth with stepped skirting, 12-inch arched brass dial with Roman and Arabic chapter ring, N/S selection lever positioned at 3 o'clock, finely matted dial centre with subsidiary seconds and date aperture, signed on a silvered plaque Jos Smith Bristol, arch with automata rocking Tempus Fugit Memento Mori, four pillar movement, anchor escapement and rack striking on a bell, 235cm high Provenance: Tennants, 27th July 2011, Lot 1093

Not Sold
Estimated at £1,200 - £1,800


 

15.01.21 Case with restorations, top section above the bottom moulding of the pediment has been re-built, wooden dial surround has been replaced, case has been cleaned throughout to the surfaces, replaced mouldings in parts, plinth sides and skirting look replaced, dial appears complete, minute hand has been broken at some time and has been repaired, movement with one pillar missing, movement has only four pillars and should have five pillars, movement needs cleaning, (dial and movement are possibly later added to the case)

Auction: The Curious Collector, 27th March 2021

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