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Lot 1012

Wednesday 27 Nov, 2019 - 10.00am

A good late 18th Century black japanned tavern clock by William Frodsham, Kingsgate Street, Red Lion Square, the 24ins diameter painted wood dial with Roman numerals and with gilt painted metal hands, to the eight day single train movement with tapered brass plates, turned pillars and with passing strike on hour, contained in black japanned case with shaped and gilt decorated wings, the shaped trunk door decorated with a crest of an ornate helmet and worded " Seigneur Je Te Prie Garde Ina Vie" (Lord I Beseech Thee Save My Life) 56ins high
Note: William Frodsham recorded working Red Lion Square London, born 1728, Member of the Clockmakers Company 1781, Died 1807 - Expert on Harrison's and Earnshaw's chronometers

Estimate £5,000 - 7,000 Sold for £4,800

Plus buyers premium of 24% ยป