An 18th century English lacquered 8 day long case clock George Washborn, Gloucester 1742-1792
Lot 498
An 18th century English lacquered 8 day long case clock George Washborn, Gloucester 1742-1792
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,281) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Chester Sale Chester
6 Dec 2012 11:00 GMT

Auction 20172
Lot Details
An 18th century English lacquered 8 day long case clock
George Washborn, Gloucester 1742-1792
Having an 11" brass dial, silvered chapter with Roman hours and Arabic minutes, signed Geo Washborn Glos, mottled centre with seconds dial and date aperture, gilt brass vase and scrolling spandrels, the arch with a silvered roundel engraved with a bird motif, with Dolphin spandrels; the four pillar two train movement with anchor escapement, striking on a bell; the arched hood with plain door (lifting from the trunk), the arched top long door with raised and fielded panel, above a panelled base on a plain plinth; on a red lacquer with raised gilt Oriental decoration. Sold with a pendulum, 2 weights, winder and a door key. 210cm (82 1/2") high
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