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John Downes Mahogany Longcase Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
108
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 25, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

John Downes Mahogany Longcase Clock, London, c. 1760, dentil molded flat-top hood with inlaid stars above the freestanding cast-brass Corinthian capital, stop-fluted columns, and checker-inlaid door, composite brass dial with strike/silent in the arch, silvered Roman numeral chapter ring, subsidiary seconds, calendar aperture, and boss reading John Downes London, gothic-topped, inlaid, flame mahogany waist door, flanked by stop-fluted quarter-columns with cast brass Corinthian capitals, all resting on bracket feet, eight-day, five-pillar, time and hour-strike movement, strap brass pendulum rod, brass-faced bob, and two brass-cased weights, ht. 84 1/4 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000


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John Downes London