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Lot 60: GEORGE III MUSICAL LONG CASE CLOCK BY JAMES BOOTH, ROCHESTER EARLY 19TH CENTURY 53cm wide, 240cm highPlatinum House
March 5, 2014
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
GEORGE III MUSICAL LONG CASE CLOCK BY JAMES BOOTH, ROCHESTER
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
the arched moulded hood with a fretwork frieze above a silvered dial with Roman and Arabic chapters, subsidiary seconds dial and date aperture, with a rolling moon phase dial above marked 'High Water at Rochester', the corners mounted with pierced brass spandrels and flanked by reeded Corinthian columns; the trunk with an arched door flanked by fluted quarter columns with gilt metal capitals, on a moulded base and plinth raised on bracket feet; the eight day movement striking on bells and with a musical cylinder
53cm wide, 240cm high