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Lot 273
An interesting late 18th century and later composite mahogany miniature longcase timepiece
Henry Body, Battle

Sold for £ 998 (US$ 1,359) inc. premium
An interesting late 18th century and later composite mahogany miniature longcase timepiece
Henry Body, Battle
the case with dentil cornice over blind fret spandrels. three-quarter columns, a long arched door and plain base, the 6 inch arched brass dial with silvered Roman chapter ring with matted centre, the single gut fusee movement with tapering plates, verge escapement and short bob pendulum, (The case associated); together with an American papier mache wall timepiece the longcase 1.47m (4ft 10ins) high

Footnotes

  • Henry Body came from a family of clockmakers and was born circa 1748. He is listed as working circa 1791 and died circa 1818.
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