Live Auction, 15 March 2010

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R 35 648
A green and gilt japanned longcase clock, 18th century
Lot 245

Lot Estimate
R 15 000 - 20 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 35 648
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A green and gilt japanned longcase clock, 18th century



Robert Newnham Billericay, the 31cm brass dial with urn and bird spandrels, with calendar aperture, silvered seconds dial and chapter ring, engraved with the face of the sun on a boss in the arch and signed Robert Newnham, Billericay, with rack and bell striking movement, the hood with concave sided cresting and giltwood ball and spire finials above pilasters, with arched trunk door and stepped plinth, the whole decorated with gilt chinoiseries on a green ground, restorations, 243cm high

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