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Mahogany Longcase Clock by George Eveleigh

Auction:
2502
Lot:
668
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Longcase Clock by George Eveleigh, Beaminster, UK, c 1800, the pierced scroll-top case with serpentine-shaped hood door over the composite brass dial with spandrels, decoratively engraved center and signed Geo. Eveleigh, Beaminster with rocking ship automata in the arch, waist door with serpentine top and all on a flat molded base, eight-day movement with rack and snail strike and recoil escapement powered by two lead weights, ht. 91 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Losses on case moldings and details, pierced scroll top very fragile, lacking feet and a pendulum.

Keywords

George Eveleigh, Beaminster, United Kingdom, Anchor escapement, Clock, Horology, Longcase clock, Pendulum