Sale 19CN02 | Lot 266

George III Mahogany Longcase Clock

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters

Lot Details

Lot 266
George III Mahogany Longcase Clock
Late 18th century
The silvered dial signed Henry Higginbotham MACCLESFIELD, the two-train movement with four pillars and anchor escapement, the arched dial with painted phases of the moon, the hood with swan's neck pediment centered by a cabochon above an arched glazed door flanked by fluted columns, the shaped case door flanked by fluted quarter columns, the base with rusticated corners and raised on shaped bracket feet. Height 98 inches (249 cm), width 23 1/2 inches (60 cm), depth 10 1/2 inches (26.7 cm).

Sold, Christie's, New York, October 27, 2006, lot 9.

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $4,375 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Please note: Doyle does not guarantee the movement and strongly recommends consulting a clock restorer if interested in bidding on this lot; silvering to dial rubbed, inpainting to phases of the moon dial, case with restorations and later varnish, minor replacements to veneers, age cracks to base, minor losses and replacements to rustication of corners, old marks and scratches

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $4,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters

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