Brass faced longcase clock
Lot 614
A good second quarter 18th Century walnut-cased 8-day brass dial longcase clock John Hayton, London sold with two weights plus pendulum
Sold for £5,040 (US$ 8,471) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Chester Sale Chester
17 Mar 2011 11:00 GMT

Auction 18769
Brass faced longcase clock
Lot Details
A good second quarter 18th Century walnut-cased 8-day brass dial longcase clock
John Hayton, London
Having a 12-inch broken-arched dial with Roman hours, Arabic minutes, fleur-de-lis half hour divisions and inner quarter hour track, framing a matted centre with subsidiary seconds dial over date aperture within mask and foliate spandrels, the arch with silvered boss engraved "JOHN HAYTON LONDON" between dragons, the movement CHECK IF FIVE PILLAR with anchor escapement, rack striking on a bell, the case with caddy-topped hood over turned columns with brass capitals, the broken-arched moulded long trunk door on a panelled base and plinth, 235cm, (92.5") high, (sold with two weights plus pendulum)

Footnotes

  • A longcase clock of similar period by this maker was offered by Bonhams, New Bond Street, 15th December 2004, lot 154.
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