A fine George III giltwood cartel clock

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Lot 46W
A fine George III giltwood cartel clock

Sold for US$ 9,150 inc. premium
A fine George III giltwood cartel clock
John Page, Ipswich
third quarter 18th century

The rococo pierced and floral carved frame with an outspread winged ho ho bird crest, centering silvered dial with Latin and Arabic chapter rings and seconds dial inscribed, John Page, Ipswich.
height 33in (84cm)

Footnotes

  • John Page is listed in Baillie's 'Clockmakers of the World' working in Ipswich 1740 until his death in 1773.

    John Page advertised in the Ipswich Journal on 30 December, 1752: John Page, Watch and Clock-maker from London has taken a shop opposite Mr. John May's, Linnen-Draper, near the Cornhill in Ipswich, where he makes, mends and sells all sorts of Gold and Silver repeating and other Watches, also chime clocks, both weight and spring, and Eight-day and 30-hour clocks, as cheap as in London.

    Examples of John Page's tall case clock are known in lacquered and mahogany cases, as well as bracket and gilt cartel clocks in the "French style."

Saleroom notices

  • Description should read: The silvered dial with Latin and Arabic chapter rings, date and mock pendulum appetures.
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