A 19th Century compendium wall panel clock/timepiece Whitehurst, Derby
Lot 460
A 19th Century compendium wall panel clock/timepiece Whitehurst, Derby
£400 - 600
US$ 670 - 1,000
Auction Details
The Chester Sale Chester
6 Dec 2012 11:00 GMT

Auction 20172
Lot Details
A 19th Century compendium wall panel clock/timepiece
Whitehurst, Derby
Having a circular white enamel dial with Roman hours, Cathedral hands and annotated Whitehead, Derby, subsidiary circular white enamel barometer dial (annotated Whitehead, Derby) and moon dial behind bulls eye glass; inset in a relief carved oak rectangular panel, lacking mechanism,(a.f) 116cm high

Footnotes

  • John Whitehurst 1713-1788, the inventor of the 'Tell Tale' clock and a well known turret clock maker, was born in Congleton and worked in London. His descendants continued the business in Derby in the 19th century.
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Contacts
  1. Christopher Jarrey
    Specialist - Clocks
    Bonhams
    Work
    New House
    Chester, CH3 5TD
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 1244 353 126
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