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John Ebsworth, Londini Fecit, A 17th Century Brass Lantern Clock

Auction Lot FS13/507

John Ebsworth, Londini fecit, a 17th century brass lantern clock with a short duration, weight driven movement with balance wheel escapement, striking the hours on a bell set below the bell strap, the six-inch dial having a raised chapter ring engraved with black Roman numerals, 'matchstick' man half-hour markings, with tulip engraving to the centre and signed 'John Ebsworth at ye 'cross keys' in Lothbury, Londini', the 'cross keys' being an engraved depiction, the case with typical turned finials, pillars and feet, with brass dolphin frets to the top, height: 38cm.
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John Ebsworth, Londini Fecit, A 17th Century Brass Lantern Clock (FS13/507) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale (including Maritime Items) starting on 25th January 2012 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

John Ebsworth, Londini fecit, a 17th century brass lantern clock with a short duration, weight driven movement with balance wheel escapement, striking the hours on a bell set below the bell strap, the six-inch dial having a raised chapter ring engraved with black Roman numerals, 'matchstick' man half-hour markings, with tulip engraving to the centre and signed 'John Ebsworth at ye 'cross keys' in Lothbury, Londini', the 'cross keys' being an engraved depiction, the case with typical turned finials, pillars and feet, with brass dolphin frets to the top, height: 38cm.

Price Realised

£5,800

Department

Works of Art & Clocks

Fine Art Category

Longcase Clocks

Fine Art Knowledge Base

Sale Information

FS13: Fine Art (including Maritime Items)
Wednesday, 25th January 2012
Okehampton Street, Exeter

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Important Notes

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