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

George III black-lacquered chinoiserie brass-dial eight day longcase clock, William Liptrot, London,

circa 1760, the 12"" break arch brass dial having a silvered chapter ring with inner quarter hour track, Roman hours and Arabic minutes, signed Will'm Liptrot, London, framing a matted centre with silvered subsidiary seconds ring, all within Baroque mask spandrels, the arch with silvered Strike/Silent ring, knopped five-pillar movement striking on a bell, the hood with fretwork spandrels over gilt hood door and columns, long trunk door with gilt relief scene and conforming base on bracket feet, 218cm high Condition: Dial - minor wear to top of brass arch of dial plate, light tarnishing to silvered chapter ring between numerals VI and VII, calendar ring is operational, movement appears clean and sound but is not tested or guaranteed, there is no packing beneath the seat board, case has been cleaned and partly relacquered, horizontal crack across base, minor cracking to hood frame and no backing to spandrels, sold with two bronze-sleeved weights plus pendulum - **General condition consistent with age


George III black-lacquered chinoiserie brass-dial eight day longcase clock, William Liptrot, London,

circa 1760, the 12"" break arch brass dial having a silvered chapter ring with inner quarter hour track, Roman hours and Arabic minutes, signed Will'm Liptrot, London, framing a matted centre with silvered subsidiary seconds ring, all within Baroque mask spandrels, the arch with silvered Strike/Silent ring, knopped five-pillar movement striking on a bell, the hood with fretwork spandrels over gilt hood door and columns, long trunk door with gilt relief scene and conforming base on bracket feet, 218cm high Condition: Dial - minor wear to top of brass arch of dial plate, light tarnishing to silvered chapter ring between numerals VI and VII, calendar ring is operational, movement appears clean and sound but is not tested or guaranteed, there is no packing beneath the seat board, case has been cleaned and partly relacquered, horizontal crack across base, minor cracking to hood frame and no backing to spandrels, sold with two bronze-sleeved weights plus pendulum - **General condition consistent with age

Cluster 221