Contents of a Country House at 10.30am
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Took place on Friday 9th of October 2009
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BARINI, BIRMINGHAM AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY MAHOGANY BANJO BAROMETER having a swan neck pediment, waisted surround with boxwood strung fronting, silvered dial with mercurial thermometer above and hydrometer and level below, with mercurial column action, 97cm high
ELIEZER AND JAMES CHATER, LONDON A GEORGE III OAK LONGCASE CLOCK having a probably later case with Victorian inlaid pediment, modern brass spheres, flank plain timber pilasters with brass capitols, waist panel door with pendulum aperture and box plinth, the eight day mechanism of Clerkenwell type, four pillar with anchor escapement, faced by an arched brass dial with strike silent, subsidiary seconds and calendar, 2.33m overall
SEWILLS, LIVERPOOL A LATE 20TH CENTURY GILT BRASS REPEATER CARRIAGE CLOCK having swing handle, plain brass case with reeded uprights, eight day mechanism with platform lever escapement, push repeat and gong strike, faced by a Roman calibrated dial,18cm high (with key)
THWAITES & REED A REPRODUCTION GLOBE CLOCK having the orb of the world suspended upon a brass bracket, engraved Thwaites & Reed Number 159, and a personalised cartouche below dated 1972
A 20TH CENTURY FRENCH GILT BRASS CARRIAGE CLOCK having swing handle with ribbed decoration, plain moulded style case, eight day mechanism with replacement platform lever escapement, push repeat and gong strike
A 1980s SWISS GILT BRASS MINIATURE CARRIAGE TIMEPIECE having oval moulded style case with tooled front, engine turned decorated mask, Arabic calibrated dial, eight day mechanism with platform lever escapement, 8cm high
A LATE 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN DROP DIAL WALL CLOCK having a mahogany finished case with ornate Tonbridge style inlaid banding, provision for a bezel, eight day mechanism with gong strike faced by a Roman calibrated dial
A 1930s MAHOGANY CASED MANTEL CLOCK having arched for shortened Napoleons hat form, oval silvered dial with Roman chapter and eight day chiming and striking mechanism, 22cm high x 51cm wide
A LATE VICTORIAN/EDWARDIAN OAK ANEROID BAROMETER having a carved and moulded pediment with dentil frieze, twin flank Ionic pilasters with fluted columns flanking a mercurial thermometer with silvered dial and an ornately carved base with intricatelyengraved enamelled dial and cast polished brass bezel, 1m high
A LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY FRENCH GILT BRASS CARRIAGE TIMEPIECE having moulded style case, swing handle, over an intricately painted dial with a riverscape and ducks, enamelled, eight day mechanism with period platform lever escapement, 12cm high