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FS17: Three Day Fine Art Sale

Sam. Atfield, Brentford, A Walnut Queen Anne Style Miniature Longcase Clock

Auction Lot FS17/752

Sam. Atfield, Brentford, a walnut Queen Anne style miniature longcase clock the eight-day duration, five-pillar movement striking the hours on a bell with an outside countwheel, the eight-inch square brass dial having a raised silvered chapter ring engraved with black Roman numerals, meeting-arrowhead half-hour markings and signed Sam Atfield, Brentford either side of VI o'clock, with a matted dial centre and four cast brass floral spandrels to the corners with floriate engraving between, the walnut veneered case with a caddy top and turned columns to the hood, beaded moulding to the trunk door and crossbanding to the base, the backboard bearing a torn label stamped 'Upjohn W, Maker, South Street', height: 182cm.

Sam. Atfield, Brentford, A Walnut Queen Anne Style Miniature Longcase Clock (FS17/752) offered in our Three Day Fine Art Sale starting on 29th January 2013 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

Sam. Atfield, Brentford, a walnut Queen Anne style miniature longcase clock the eight-day duration, five-pillar movement striking the hours on a bell with an outside countwheel, the eight-inch square brass dial having a raised silvered chapter ring engraved with black Roman numerals, meeting-arrowhead half-hour markings and signed Sam Atfield, Brentford either side of VI o'clock, with a matted dial centre and four cast brass floral spandrels to the corners with floriate engraving between, the walnut veneered case with a caddy top and turned columns to the hood, beaded moulding to the trunk door and crossbanding to the base, the backboard bearing a torn label stamped 'Upjohn W, Maker, South Street', height: 182cm.

Notes

Samuel Atfield is unrecorded although a James Atfield is known working in Brentford in the mid 18th century.

William Upjohn is recorded working in Fore Street, Exeter in the late 18th century before moving to Southgate Street in circa 1800, having retired in 1803 he moved to London where he died in 1812.

Price Realised

£1,800

Department

Works of Art & Clocks

Fine Art Category

Longcase Clocks

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Sale Information

FS17: Three Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 29th January 2013
Wednesday, 30th January 2013
Thursday, 31st January 2013

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 12:30pm on Thursday, 31st January 2013 as part of the Collectors' Items, Works of Art and Clocks section of the sale.

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