A fine late 18th century satinwood centre-seconds timepiece with enamel dial Weeks Coventry Street London
Lot 89
A fine late 18th century satinwood centre-seconds timepiece with enamel dial Weeks Coventry Street London
Sold for £4,500 (US$ 7,556) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A fine late 18th century satinwood centre-seconds timepiece with enamel dial
Weeks Coventry Street London
The urn finial with cast foliate wreaths draped over the lacquered brass drum surmounting the multi-section shaped concave plinth on ball feet, the signed 3.75 inch enamel dial with outer Arabic minutes and inner Roman hours, with matching gilt hands and centre seconds hand, the chain fusee movement with circular plates, the backplate engraved with lively foliate scrolls and carrying the half-deadbeat escapement to a brass-rod pendulum terminating in a shaped and engraved bob, the lower rear section of the case protected by a shaped lacquered brass panel secured by six screws, with hinged cover to access the pendulum holdfast 38cms (15ins) high.
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  2. James Stratton
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    London, W1S 1SR
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