A late 17th century walnut veneered quarter repeating basket top table clock Christopher Gould, London

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Lot 80*
A late 17th century walnut veneered quarter repeating basket top table clock
Christopher Gould, London

Sold for £ 17,562 (US$ 23,070) inc. premium

Fine Clocks

19 Jun 2019, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

A late 17th century walnut veneered quarter repeating basket top table clock
Christopher Gould, London
The veneered case surmounted by an elaborate repoussé brass basket with intricate floral medallion with red silk guard with similar repoussé panels to the front door the case raised on brass feet, the 7 inch square dial, with winged Cherub headed spandrels within additional floral engravings, the silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals and outer rings, five minute divisions, the inner circle quarter division markings supplemented by fleur de lis half hours, a segmented aperture for the dummy pendulum and date indicator above VI, a matted centre with an engraved central medallion, the five pillar movement with twin gut fusees, the going side with verge escapement and knife edge verge, there is inside rack striking with the snail on the front plate striking the hours alone, pull quarter striking on a single bell powered by a leaf spring, the quarter hammer operated by a substantial three tooth rack, there are long and very elegant leaf springs to the the set up clicks to the main spring barrels, the backplate is fully engraved with a sweeping floral display withen a feather bounded border, an additional feature, the substantially pierced apron with dove tail fitting to the back cock, the back plate finely signed, CHR Gould Londini fecit. 47cms (18/2ins) high
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A late 17th century walnut veneered quarter repeating basket top table clock Christopher Gould, London
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