An early 18th century quarter chiming ebony table clock Nicholas Lambert, London
Lot 104W
An early 18th century quarter chiming ebony table clock Nicholas Lambert, London
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 10,084) inc. premium
Auction Details
An early 18th century quarter chiming ebony table clock Nicholas Lambert, London
Lot Details
An early 18th century quarter chiming ebony table clock
Nicholas Lambert, London
The bell top case surmounted by a knopped brass handle, over the moulded cornice and brass lined break arch door with engraved brass foliate quadrants, raised on a shallow plinth base with bracket feet, the side frets finely pierced and engraved with flower baskets, shells and strapwork, the 7.25 inch signed brass Roman and Arabic dial with foliate mask spandrels, silvered chapter ring, mock pendulum and calendar apertures and strike/silent subsidiary dial to the foliate engraved arch, the movement, converted to anchor escapement, chiming the quarters on a rack of six bells and striking the hour on a seventh, the backplate profusely engraved with a husk border and foliate scrolls concealing cherubic figures playing a violin, lute and horn. 51cm (20in)
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  1. James Stratton
    Specialist - Clocks
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 207 468 8364
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  2. Charles Crisford
    Specialist - Clocks
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8371
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8370