Sat, 28th May 2022 10:00

May Fine Art Catalogue Sale

 
Lot 815
 

815

ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN ARNOLD, LONDON. AN IMPORTANT REGENCY MONTH DURATION DUAL TIME REGULATOR LONGCASE CLOCK

ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN ARNOLD, LONDON. AN IMPORTANT REGENCY MONTH DURATION DUAL TIME REGULATOR LONGCASE CLOCK the figured mahogany case with break-arch moulded top above a glazed door with recessed panels and reeded brass mounted canted corners on a matching trunk with moulded edge door and box base with raised moulded panel standing on a double plinth. The 14" silvered engraved dial having outer minutes and dual 24-hour dial surrounding subsidiary hours and seconds dials fronting a substantial chamfered plated month duration movement with six double-screwed pillars, six-spoke wheels and high pinion count, the deadbeat escapement and Harrison maintaining power all covered by a brass framed glazed dust protector. The pendulum of typical 'Arnold' type with a large rectangular void in the centre of the huge lead-filled brass bob on a large zinc compensated tube - Provenance; Formally located in the Officer's Mess of the Royal Artillery, Woolwich until sold off along with other fixtures and fittings in the 1990s when positioned in the Officer's Mess and regularly included in the visitor's tour of Greenwich Observatory.

199.5cm high

Sold for £9,360


 

ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN ARNOLD, LONDON. AN IMPORTANT REGENCY MONTH DURATION DUAL TIME REGULATOR LONGCASE CLOCK the figured mahogany case with break-arch moulded top above a glazed door with recessed panels and reeded brass mounted canted corners on a matching trunk with moulded edge door and box base with raised moulded panel standing on a double plinth. The 14" silvered engraved dial having outer minutes and dual 24-hour dial surrounding subsidiary hours and seconds dials fronting a substantial chamfered plated month duration movement with six double-screwed pillars, six-spoke wheels and high pinion count, the deadbeat escapement and Harrison maintaining power all covered by a brass framed glazed dust protector. The pendulum of typical 'Arnold' type with a large rectangular void in the centre of the huge lead-filled brass bob on a large zinc compensated tube - Provenance; Formally located in the Officer's Mess of the Royal Artillery, Woolwich until sold off along with other fixtures and fittings in the 1990s when positioned in the Officer's Mess and regularly included in the visitor's tour of Greenwich Observatory.

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

Viewing

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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