A late 18th century quarter chiming astronomical mahogany longcase clock John Mearn, Aberdeen

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Lot 382
A late 18th century quarter chiming astronomical mahogany longcase clock
John Mearn, Aberdeen

Sold for £ 3,600 (US$ 4,993) inc. premium
A late 18th century quarter chiming astronomical mahogany longcase clock
John Mearn, Aberdeen
The arched hood surmounted by three large flambeau finials with deep moulding over arched trunk door on a panelled base on an apron, the 12 inch arched brass dial set to the arch with three subsidiaries; moonphase with age; hours and quarters/hours alone/silence all; and month defined as 1-12 over silvered arcaded Roman and Arabic chapter ring with matted centre, ringed winding squares, subsidiary seconds, date aperture and applied nameplate [minute hand broken but present] the substantial movement with five elaborate and knopped pillars with anchor escapement chiming the quarters on a nest of six bells and striking the hour on a single bell (case associated)
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