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Lot 782: A SCOTTISH EBONISED, FLAME MAHOGANY, SATINWOOD INL
October 19, 2016
Alphen Drive, Constantia, South AfricaLive Auction
A SCOTTISH EBONISED, FLAME MAHOGANY, SATINWOOD INLAID AND BRASS-MOUNTED LONGCASE CLOCK, DAN BROWN, GLASGOW, CIRCA 1780 BUYERS ARE ADVISED THAT A SERVICE IS RECOMMENDED FOR CLOCK PURCHASED
the 32cm brass dial with a brass chapter ring with Arabic minutes and Roman hour numerals, subsidiary seconds and minutes dials, inscribed in the arch 'Dan Bronm, Glasgow', spandrels to the corners and in the arch, four pillar anchor movement striking on a bell, the hood with an outswept cornice above a dentil frieze, foliate-carved arch, the glazed door flanked by barley-twist columns, the trunk with a panelled door inlaid with shell patera flanked by barley-twist columns, on a plinth base inlaid with shell patera, on turned tapering feet, stringing throughout, distress 209cm high