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4 Mar 2021 10:00Lots 1-362
5 Mar 2021 10:00Lots 363-674
6 Mar 2021 10:00Lots 675-995
Hutchinson Scott Auctioneers,
A LARGE FRENCH GILT BRASS CARRIAGE CLOCK WITH COMPASS AND THERMOMETER the moulded case with hinged handle, the top with calibrated silvered compass dial and thermometer above an enamel chapter ring with Arabic numerals surrounding a sunken gilt centre with visible Brocot type escapement fronting an eight-day spring-driven movement striking the hours/half hours on a bell 25cm high - comes with original Moroccan leather carrying case
GEORGE CLARKE IN LEADENHALL STREET, LONDON. A FINE AND VERY RARE MID 18TH CENTURY ORMOLU-MOUNTED WALNUT MUSICAL AND ASTRONOMICAL LONGCASE CLOCK WITH MIRRORED PANELS the arched hood set with mirrored panels flanked by freestanding facetted glass brass-mounted columns on a full-width trunk door set with five shaped mirrored glass panels, all with bevelled edges throughout and framed by beaded brass borders on a matching base, the 14" arched brass dial with gilt spandrels and silvered chapter ring surrounding a matted centre with subsidiary seconds dial and calendar aperture, the corner dials for Strike/Silent, Chime/Not Chime, Moon's age 1-29.5 and the phase i.e. 'New Moon' 'First Quarter', 'Full Moon', and 'Last Quarter', and a twice XII-XII framed by a six times 0-48 outer ring, the arch enclosing an engraved polished/blued spherical 'Halifax' moon below a silvered arc detailing the 12 tunes fronting a massive eight-day weight driven movement with shaped plates united by ten knopped and ringed pillars, the anchor escapement with crutch beat adjustment to the heavy pendulum, rack striking the hour on the hour on a vertical bell, and playing one of twelve tunes every three hours on 27 hammers and 15 bells via a 13 inch pinned barrel mounted transversally to the rear, with trip repeat. 261cm high - Provenance: Christie's 13 November 2014, lot 138.
COUSENS & WHITESIDE, 20 DAVIES ST. BERKELEY SQUARE, LONDON. A SMALL MID 19TH CENTURY ROSEWOOD FOUR-GLASS MANTEL CLOCK the moulded case inset with bevelled glass panels to the top and sides enclosing a 3.5" gilt engine-turned dial with Roman numerals fronting a signed eight-day fusee movement with anchor escapement 20cm high