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John Hamilton Mahogany Tall Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
424
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

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

Description:

John Hamilton Mahogany Tall Clock, Glasgow, Scotland, c. 1780, the fretted pagoda shaped hood with fabric-backed sound vents on the sides, engaged fluted columns flanking the composite brass Roman numeral dial, with engraved center, cast brass spandrels, recessed boss reading John Hamilton Glasgow, moon's age with tidal dial in the arch, applied moldings and floral designs on waist door flanked by reeded quarter columns with carved Corinthian capitals, all resting on ogee bracket feet, brass, eight-day, time and hour strike movement with pendulum and two cast iron weights, ht. 87 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500


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John Hamilton Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland