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A WILLIAM IV NEOCLASSICAL ORMOLU MOUNTED BURLED WALNUT OCTAGONAL DOUBLE FUSEE REGULATOR CLOCK, ENGLISH, 1830s,

the architectural clock of a tapering octagonal form with eight chased gilt feathery mounts at each corner joined by a piped trim, centering a gilt brass encircled convex glass window opening to reveal an enameled metal dial painted with Roman numeral hour marks, verso a window opening to reveal a pendulum, coil chime, and fusee clockwork. Diameter: 19" Depth: 7"

Provenance:Lifelong Collection of Clocks and Antiques, Navasota, Texas.

Condition:

Some expected repairs, good inpainted repairs on dial, overall good attention and various service marks dating from over the years, some patina and dust, some minor losses, filled areas, some bends to pendulum, but overall in good to very good condition, a rare and beautiful example, wear commensurate with age and use. Simpson Galleries does not guarantee any timepiece or clockwork mechanism.

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized
$375
09/20/2020

 

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