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

SAM COLLIER, ECCLES, GEORGE III INLAID FIGURED MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK WITH ROLLING MOON PHASE, the

14” painted dial with subsidiary seconds and date dials, enclosed by figural spandrels, allegorical of the seasons, and set beneath the arch, inscribed: I LABOUR HERE WITH ALL MY MIGHT TO TELL THE HOUR BOTH DAY AND NIGHT, THEREFORE EXAMPLE TAKE BY ME AND SERVE THY GOD AS I SERVE THEE’, signed: SAM COLLIER, ECCLES and also faintly signed GEO KENT, powered by an eight day movement striking on a bell, and housed in a case with dentil moulding and spike and ball brass finials to the swan neck pediment, above a green and gilt painted frieze, inscribed: J. BIRCH, ECCLES, over free standing fluted columns to the fore corners, long trunk door with shaped top, flanked by cluster columns to the fore corners, and raised on a conforming, panelled base with chamfered fore corners and ogee bracket feet, the front with oval paterae and shell inlays, 94 ½” (240cm) high, lacks central finial


SAM COLLIER, ECCLES, GEORGE III INLAID FIGURED MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK WITH ROLLING MOON PHASE, the

14” painted dial with subsidiary seconds and date dials, enclosed by figural spandrels, allegorical of the seasons, and set beneath the arch, inscribed: I LABOUR HERE WITH ALL MY MIGHT TO TELL THE HOUR BOTH DAY AND NIGHT, THEREFORE EXAMPLE TAKE BY ME AND SERVE THY GOD AS I SERVE THEE’, signed: SAM COLLIER, ECCLES and also faintly signed GEO KENT, powered by an eight day movement striking on a bell, and housed in a case with dentil moulding and spike and ball brass finials to the swan neck pediment, above a green and gilt painted frieze, inscribed: J. BIRCH, ECCLES, over free standing fluted columns to the fore corners, long trunk door with shaped top, flanked by cluster columns to the fore corners, and raised on a conforming, panelled base with chamfered fore corners and ogee bracket feet, the front with oval paterae and shell inlays, 94 ½” (240cm) high, lacks central finial

Cluster 221