Sat, 28th May 2022 10:00

May Fine Art Catalogue Sale

 
Lot 764
 

764

THOMAS OGDEN, HALIFAX. A RARE GEORGE II WORLD TIME DIAL MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK

THOMAS OGDEN, HALIFAX. A RARE GEORGE II WORLD TIME DIAL MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK the figured crossbanded case with swan neck pediment, gilt brass lion's mask paterae and gilt brass lancet sound frets above an arched glazed door flanked by corinthian brass capped reeded columns inlaid with brass fluting on a slender trunk with shaped top door and matching reeded quarter columns raised on an inlaid canted box base with applied panel and ogee bracket feet. The 13" arched brass dial with an engraved border having unusual gilt pierced lion and unicorn spandrels and broad silvered chapter ring enclosing a matted and engraved centre with raised ringed winding holes, calendar aperture and subsidiary seconds dial; the silvered dial to the arch engraved with countries and cities of the world with time difference in Arabic numerals above a rotating sundial which indicates noon at the various places. The substantial eight-day weight-driven five pillar movement with arched plates and extended front plate to support the world time dial drive train, striking the hours on a bell - with original weights and pendulum

230cm high not including finials

Sold for £8,580


 

THOMAS OGDEN, HALIFAX. A RARE GEORGE II WORLD TIME DIAL MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK the figured crossbanded case with swan neck pediment, gilt brass lion's mask paterae and gilt brass lancet sound frets above an arched glazed door flanked by corinthian brass capped reeded columns inlaid with brass fluting on a slender trunk with shaped top door and matching reeded quarter columns raised on an inlaid canted box base with applied panel and ogee bracket feet. The 13" arched brass dial with an engraved border having unusual gilt pierced lion and unicorn spandrels and broad silvered chapter ring enclosing a matted and engraved centre with raised ringed winding holes, calendar aperture and subsidiary seconds dial; the silvered dial to the arch engraved with countries and cities of the world with time difference in Arabic numerals above a rotating sundial which indicates noon at the various places. The substantial eight-day weight-driven five pillar movement with arched plates and extended front plate to support the world time dial drive train, striking the hours on a bell - with original weights and pendulum

Auction: May Fine Art Catalogue Sale, Sat, 28th May 2022

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VIEWING DATES & TIMES

To be held at our new saleroom, still situated in Embsay Mills, come to the front as you normally would and we will assist in directing you to the new entrance at the side of the Mill.

Week commencing 16 May
Mon - Fri 10am to 4pm
Sun 22 May 11am-3pm

Week commencing 23 May
Mon - Wed 10am to 4pm
8.30am on sale days

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