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Lot 663

AN EBONISED AND CHINOISERIE DECORATED LONGCASE CLOCKThe movement by William Skikelthorp,...

AN EBONISED AND CHINOISERIE DECORATED LONGCASE CLOCK

The movement by William Skikelthorp, London

The case with a domed top above moulded pediment and arched glazed door, flanked by three-quarter columns, the trunk inset with a Chinoiserie decorated door, on stepped base, the 12in. arched brass dial, signed on a convex roundel in the arch, above a silvered chapter ring, the matted centre with seconds subsidiary and calendar aperture above the VI, the twin train movement with five pillars, rack striking on a bell with anchor escapement, movement and case associated, case with restorations and replaced elements

234cm high, (one key, two weights and one pendulum)