Fri, 7th Jan 2022 14:00

The Fine Clock Sale

 
  Lot 93
 

93

STEPHEN ASSELIN, LONDON. A QUEEN ANNE ORMOLU MOUNTED EBONY VENEERED QUARTER REPEATING TABLE CLOCK

STEPHEN ASSELIN, LONDON. A QUEEN ANNE ORMOLU MOUNTED EBONY VENEERED QUARTER REPEATING TABLE CLOCK the case having a gilt brass pierced double basket top surmounted by a caryatid hinged handle above a glazed door with gilt brass mounts repeated on the reverse, the sides inset with gilt repousse work framed silk-lined sound frets and raised on brass squat bun feet. The 7 3/4" gilt brass dial with wheatear engraved border, winged cherub head spandrels and silvered chapter ring surrounding a matted centre with calendar and mock pendulum apertures fronting an eight-day double fusee movement with verge escapement and signed foliate engraved backplate striking the hours on a bell and pull repeating the quarters on five bells.

45cm high not including handle

Sold for £11,180


 

STEPHEN ASSELIN, LONDON. A QUEEN ANNE ORMOLU MOUNTED EBONY VENEERED QUARTER REPEATING TABLE CLOCK the case having a gilt brass pierced double basket top surmounted by a caryatid hinged handle above a glazed door with gilt brass mounts repeated on the reverse, the sides inset with gilt repousse work framed silk-lined sound frets and raised on brass squat bun feet. The 7 3/4" gilt brass dial with wheatear engraved border, winged cherub head spandrels and silvered chapter ring surrounding a matted centre with calendar and mock pendulum apertures fronting an eight-day double fusee movement with verge escapement and signed foliate engraved backplate striking the hours on a bell and pull repeating the quarters on five bells.

45cm high not including handle

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

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