A pre-numbered Thomas Tompion eight day longcase movement and dial in a later walnut case Thomas Tompion

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Lot 84TP
A pre-numbered Thomas Tompion eight day longcase movement and dial in a later walnut case
Thomas Tompion

Sold for £ 20,062 (US$ 25,834) inc. premium

Fine Clocks

19 Jun 2019, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

A pre-numbered Thomas Tompion eight day longcase movement and dial in a later walnut case
Thomas Tompion
The 9 inch square brass dial of substantial thickness and bordered by a single engraved line framing the winged cherub head spandrels, narrow Roman and Arabic chapter ring with inner quarter hour track, half-hour markers and outer minute band, the finely matted centre with narrow subsidiary seconds ring and chamfered date aperture, latched to the frontplate of the weight driven movement, mounted on raised oak blocks on an oak seatboard, the plates united by six knopped and finned latched pillars, bolt and shutter maintaining power to the anchor escapement and with outside countwheel striking on the bell, the backplate mounted with a fancy shaped cock over an aperture 'cut for the anchor' and mounted with an L-shaped brass bracket for secure fixing to the case. The (early 20th century?) custom made case surmounted by carved cresting and finial over blind fret, twist columns, convex throat moulding, long moulded door and banded base on bun feet. With a pair of turned brass pulleys. 213cms (83 1/2ins) high
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A pre-numbered Thomas Tompion eight day longcase movement and dial in a later walnut case Thomas Tompion
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