A mahogany-cased eight-day brass dial longcase clock with moon phase, early 19th century W. Oswald, Newbottle

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Lot 272
A mahogany-cased eight-day brass dial longcase clock with moon phase, early 19th century
W. Oswald, Newbottle

Sold for £ 540 (US$ 671) inc. premium

Art and Antiques

6 Dec 2010, 11:00 GMT

Chester

A mahogany-cased eight-day brass dial longcase clock with moon phase, early 19th century
W. Oswald, Newbottle
Having a thirteen-inch broken-arched dial, the Arabic chapter ring framing subsidiary seconds and terrestrial calendar dials, flanked by engraved cartouches 'W. Oswald' 'Newbottle', amidst foliage, within putto mask spandrels, the arch with lunar calendar scale over painted 'rolling moon' decorated with a tall-masted sailing ship, the knopped four-pillar movement rack-striking on a bell, the flat-topped case with dentil cornice over turned columns, the trunk with long door between fluted columns, on a crossbanded base with ogee bracket feet, 222cm high
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