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John Bushman Quarter-striking Longcase Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
417
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

John Bushman Quarter-striking Longcase Clock, London, c. 1725, burl walnut veneered flat-top case with sound frets above the dial, 13-in. brass composite dial signed on the maker's boss, John Bushman/London, silvered Roman numeral chapter ring with half- and quarter-hour markings, seconds bit and recessed date dial against a matted center, strike silent subsidiary dial in the arch and cast brass spandrels, eight-day six-ringed, pillar movement, six-bell quarter-strike stand mounted above the pin barrel, rack and snail strike and recoil escapement, rectangular waist door with banded and herringbone inlays and matching treatment on the case sides and base, all on a two-stage base molding, ht. 92 1/2 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000


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