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Lot 1429

Tuesday 10 Jun, 2014 - 12.00am

An oak longcase clock containing an early 18th century movement by George Etherington of London, the 10ins arched brass dial with arch engraved with sunburst and strike/silent lever above chapter ring with Roman and Arabic numerals to the eight day two train movement striking on a bell, the later oak case made by Colonel H.J.W. Barrow, the arched and moulded cresting with three squirrel finials, pierced brass frieze, pierced side panels, split turned columns to hood, the arched trunk door with shaped lentical glass, 79ins high Note : George Etherington recorded as admitted to the Clockmakers company 1684, Master 1709, Died 1729. Engraved brass plaque to inside of case provides full provenance - maker of case and an ancestor of vendor

Estimate £1,500 - 2,000 Sold for £1,550

Plus buyers premium of 27% ยป