Fri, 7th Jan 2022 14:00

The Fine Clock Sale

 
  Lot 44
 

44

WILLIAM SMITH, LONDON, A VERY RARE GEORGE II WALNUT CASED EQUATION OF TIME LONGCASE CLOCK

WILLIAM SMITH, LONDON, A VERY RARE GEORGE II WALNUT CASED EQUATION OF TIME LONGCASE CLOCK the arched moulded and fretwork hood on a long burr walnut trunk with canted corners running down into the base enclosing a 12" brass arched dial with silvered engraved Roman and Arabic chapter ring, the matted centre having three apertures for name, regulation and Strike/silent, the arch having centre engraved plaque reading 'This sets ye Day of ye Month. The Equation of Natural Days' with silvered engraved rotating year calendar and equation table above, the outer silvered dial reads ' THE EQUATION OF NATURAL TIME'. The substation complex month duration movement having long shaped plates, six knopped finned pillars and centre seconds striking the hours on a bell - with brass cased weights and brass bob pendulum.

246cm high

Unsold or Result not available
Estimated at £15,000 - £25,000


 

WILLIAM SMITH, LONDON, A VERY RARE GEORGE II WALNUT CASED EQUATION OF TIME LONGCASE CLOCK the arched moulded and fretwork hood on a long burr walnut trunk with canted corners running down into the base enclosing a 12" brass arched dial with silvered engraved Roman and Arabic chapter ring, the matted centre having three apertures for name, regulation and Strike/silent, the arch having centre engraved plaque reading 'This sets ye Day of ye Month. The Equation of Natural Days' with silvered engraved rotating year calendar and equation table above, the outer silvered dial reads ' THE EQUATION OF NATURAL TIME'. The substation complex month duration movement having long shaped plates, six knopped finned pillars and centre seconds striking the hours on a bell - with brass cased weights and brass bob pendulum.

246cm high

Auction: The Fine Clock Sale, Fri, 7th Jan 2022

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