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Antique Furniture, Clocks, Eastern Carpets & Traditional Paintings - Tuesday 16th April 2019

JOHN KENT, MANCHESTER, GEORGE III FIGURED MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK WITH 8 DAYS STRIKING MOVEMENT, arched

painted dial with subsidiary seconds dial and date aperture, phases of the moon in the numbered arch which shows two semi-circular terrestrial maps, the dial and spandrels painted with a bird and flowers, the hood with swan neck pediment filled in with a centre plinth, four pillar cluster side columns to the hood and waist, the waist door with triple pointed arch top with carved acorn surmount, on ogee bracket feet, 7'11"" high (N.B. G. H. Baillie in 'Watch Makers and Clock Makers of the World' lists John Kent of Platt Hall, Manchester)


JOHN KENT, MANCHESTER, GEORGE III FIGURED MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK WITH 8 DAYS STRIKING MOVEMENT, arched

painted dial with subsidiary seconds dial and date aperture, phases of the moon in the numbered arch which shows two semi-circular terrestrial maps, the dial and spandrels painted with a bird and flowers, the hood with swan neck pediment filled in with a centre plinth, four pillar cluster side columns to the hood and waist, the waist door with triple pointed arch top with carved acorn surmount, on ogee bracket feet, 7'11"" high (N.B. G. H. Baillie in 'Watch Makers and Clock Makers of the World' lists John Kent of Platt Hall, Manchester)

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