Wednesday
Jun032015

3275 John Simpson London. c.1750

John Simpson London. c.1750

A fine lacquered eight day long case clock, the 11” arched brass dial with silvered hour and seconds chapter rings, and date aperture, and strike/silent indicator in the arch. The pagoda top case is decorated with tortoiseshell lacquer, depicting a large floral bouquet to the door, and the plinth, a more traditional Chinese scene. ‘7’3” high’

Stock No. 3275
Price: £5,500

It is not possible to identify the maker of this clock as there are several makers of this name working in London at the appropriate date.

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Wednesday
Jun032015

3146 Towson Plymouth Dock. c.1810

Towson Plymouth Dock. c.1810

An elegant Georgian eight day longcase clock, the arched silvered brass dial signed ‘Towson, Plymo. Dock’, with recessed seconds chapter and small date aperture, with engraved floral corner spandrels, and a depiction of Neptune complete with trident in the arch. The mahogany case is of particularly good colour. and has boxwood stringing, and rope twist quarter columns to the trunk and hood door.  Height - 7”6”

Stock No. 3146
Price: £4,800

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Friday
Aug022013

Anon. c.1895 Stock No 3200

Anon. c.1895

A late Victorian small longcase ('Grandmother') clock, the eight day weight driven movement striking on a bell with an engraved brass dial, and a 'rocking ship' in the arch. The elegant mahogany case has reeded chamfered corners, and a high double swan neck pediment to the hood.

Price: £4,800
Stock No: 3200

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