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Lot 507
An oak and mahogany crossbanded painted dial clock, circa 1830, 7ft. 2.13m

£ 1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,400 - 2,100

Fine Clock Sale

18 Jul 2003, 11:00 BST

Chester

An oak and mahogany crossbanded painted dial clock, circa 1830,
14-in. square dial with subsidiary seconds and downswept date; the rack and bell striking eight-day movement fixed with false plate cast L.Hobson and Son, in ebony and boxwood strung case with swan neck pediment, unusually shaped trunk door, and panelled base,

Footnotes

  • Loomes: Painted Dial Clocks lists L. Hobson making dials in Birmingham around 1830. However, he does not make mention of partnership with a son.
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