A good late 18th century mahogany longcase clock with moonphase Lamb and Webb, London
Lot 404W
A good late 18th century mahogany longcase clock with moonphase Lamb and Webb, London
Sold for £5,250 (US$ 8,824) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A good late 18th century mahogany longcase clock with moonphase
Lamb and Webb, London
The pagoda hood with ball and spire finials over freestanding brass-mounted columns and a long door with shaped arched top flanked by similar quarter columns, the plinth base with applied rectangular panel with re-entrant corners, the 13 inch arched brass dial signed in a silvered arc over the rolling painted moon, with elaborate pierced scroll spandrels, the silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring enclosing the polished centre engraved with a subsidiary seconds dial and chamfered date aperture among foliage and flowers, the movement with specially cast shaped frontplate to accommodate the dial feet, united by knopped pillars (originally five, one now missing), with anchor escapement rack striking on the bell. Height 2.44m (8ft)
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  1. Charles Crisford
    Specialist - Clocks
    Bonhams
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    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
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