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Tuesday, May 22 2012

Two Day Sale of Fine Art, Antiques and Collectables

Viewing Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 12pm-4pm, Monday 10am-7pm immediately prior to sale. Open on mornings of sale (Tuesday and Wednesday) from 8.30am until 10am for viewing. Sale starts promptly at 10am each day. Please remember that if you want to leave a commission bid or bid by telephone we need all instructions by Monday 6.30pm before sale.

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Lot 952 SOLD FOR: £ 480

An early 19th Century oak longcase clock by James Last of Stalham (Norfolk), the 12ins arched painted dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds dial and date aperture, the arch and spandrels decorated with shells to the eight day two train movement striking on a bell, contained in plain oak case with shaped cresting and turned and fluted pillars to hood, arched trunk door, 82ins high (case reduced in height and dial in need of cleaning), complete with pendulum, two cast iron weights, crank winding handle and door key Note : James Last record working Stalham 1796 and there is also recorded a clockmaker of the same name working 1836 (possibly father and son). The painted dial is by Walker & Hughes, Birmingham, who were in partnership from 1811 to 1835, and thus the clock will date circa 1820

Guide Price: £500-700

Lot 953

An 18th Century oak longcase clock by James Leigh of Lomax (Blackburn), the 11ins square brass dial with calendar aperture and gilt brass spandrels to the eight day two train movement striking on a bell, contained in case inlaid with mahogany banding, with turned and fluted pillars to hood, the shaped trunk door inlaid with oval paterae, on bracket feet, 81ins high (with key, winding handle, pendulum and weights)

Guide Price: £500-700

Lot 954

A late 18th Century oak longcase clock by Arris of Uppingham, with 12ins arched painted dial, the arch decorated with an angel, and with subsidiary seconds dial and calendar aperture to the eight day two train movement striking on a bell, contained in case with angled pediment, turned and fluted pillars to hood, the trunk with canted fluted front corners, on plinth base, 83ins high Note : William Arris recorded working Uppingham 1795

Guide Price: £600-800

Lot 955

A late 18th Century oak longcase clock by Warren of Canterbury, the 12ins arched painted dial with Roman and Arabic numerals and subsidiary seconds dial and date aperture to the eight day two train movement striking on a bell, contained in plain oak case probably by Goulden of Canterbury, with shaped and moulded cornice, and with turned and fluted pillars to hood, and arched trunk door, 83ins high (lacking weights, pendulum and bob and generally in need of restoration) Note : James Warren recorded working Canterbury 1757-1793

Guide Price: £750-1000

Lot 956 SOLD FOR: £ 980

A late 18th/early 19th Century mahogany longcase clock by Robert Woollan of Glastonbury, the 12ins arched brass dial with wide silvered chapter ring with Roman and Arabic numerals and date aperture, the arch showing phases of the moon, and with silvered name plaque to the border to the eight day two train movement striking on a bell, contained in mahogany case inlaid with figured panels, crossbanding and ovoid shell motif, the upper part with moulded scroll pediment and turned and fluted columns with Corinthian capitols to hood and with conforming quarter columns to trunk, 85ins high

Guide Price: £800-1200

Lot 957

An early 19th Century mahogany longcase clock by John McCall of Dalkeith, the 12ins arched brass dial with silvered chapter ring, subsidiary seconds and calendar dials, and with gilt brass spandrels to the eight day two train movement striking on a bell, contained in case with scrolled cresting and obelisk finial and with turned fluted columns to hood, the trunk with quartered reeded columns, on plinth base, 86ins high (with key and winding handle) Note : John McCall recorded working Dalkeith circa 1829

Guide Price: £700-900

Lot 958 SOLD FOR: £ 860

An early 19th Century mahogany longcase clock by C. Heizman of Canterbury, the 12ins arched painted dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds dial and with painted romantic landscape to arch, to the eight day two train movement striking on a bell, contained in plain mahogany case with arched and moulded cornice and plain turned pillars to hood, arched trunk door and on bracket feet, 80ins high Note: Charles Heitzman recorded working Canterbury 1832-1847

Guide Price: £900-1200

Lot 959

A mahogany and satinwood longcase clock of late 17th Century design, the 10ins square brass dial with wide chapter ring and Roman numerals also incribed G.Bullock of Bishops Castle to the eight day two train movement striking on a bell, contained in case with moulded cornice and slender spiral turned columns to hood, the trunk door and base inlaid with six star motifs and on bun feet, 75.5ins high

Guide Price: £1200-1500