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Antiques, Fine Art, Collectors Items, Jewellery, Silver & Watches - Thursday 13th June 2019

Rare mid 18th Century black-lacquered chinoiserie tavern clock, William Sayer, Devizes, the 21"" dial

with gilt Roman hours and Arabic minutes inscribed within 'Will'm Sayer. Devizes', within moulded octagonal surround, the throat moulding fully inscribed, over moulded break-arched trunk door with chinoiserie relief panel, the whole later-fitted with a 19th Century movement of knopped four-pillar design, 140.5cm high Condition: Dial gilding has some discolouration and there is minor old vertical cracking, winding hole through D of Devizes, replacement 19th Century timepiece movement (wire fusee barrel but no fusee cone), case otherwise has general wear commensurate with age but is in remarkably good condition for a clock of this type, sold with weight, pendulum and winder - **General condition consistent with age


Rare mid 18th Century black-lacquered chinoiserie tavern clock, William Sayer, Devizes, the 21"" dial

with gilt Roman hours and Arabic minutes inscribed within 'Will'm Sayer. Devizes', within moulded octagonal surround, the throat moulding fully inscribed, over moulded break-arched trunk door with chinoiserie relief panel, the whole later-fitted with a 19th Century movement of knopped four-pillar design, 140.5cm high Condition: Dial gilding has some discolouration and there is minor old vertical cracking, winding hole through D of Devizes, replacement 19th Century timepiece movement (wire fusee barrel but no fusee cone), case otherwise has general wear commensurate with age but is in remarkably good condition for a clock of this type, sold with weight, pendulum and winder - **General condition consistent with age

Cluster 221