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FS41: Two Day Fine Art Sale

W Helliwell, Chorley A Moon-phase Longcase Clock

Auction Lot FS41/904

W Helliwell, Chorley a moon-phase longcase clock having an eight-day duration movement striking the hours on a bell, the fourteen-inch brass break-arch dial having a raised silvered chapter ring engraved with black Roman numerals, outer Arabic five-minute numerals with the maker's name engraved either side of VI o'clock W Helliwell, Chorley, the silvered centre engraved with rococo style decoration and having a subsidiary seconds dial and date aperture, the arch having a moonphase disc decorated with landscape and seascape scenes, with cast-brass rococo spandrels to the four corners and blued steel hands, the mahogany case having a shaped top to the trunk door and fluted quarter columns, with the hood having fluted pillars with cast-brass capitals, a swan-neck pediment with verre eglomisé panels of gilded decoration on blue glass, with an oriental finial to the centre and two turned wooden side finials, the base having canted corners, a raised shaped panel and standing on bracket feet, height 236cms.

W Helliwell, Chorley A Moon-phase Longcase Clock (FS41/904) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 29th January 2019 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

W Helliwell, Chorley a moon-phase longcase clock having an eight-day duration movement striking the hours on a bell, the fourteen-inch brass break-arch dial having a raised silvered chapter ring engraved with black Roman numerals, outer Arabic five-minute numerals with the maker's name engraved either side of VI o'clock W Helliwell, Chorley, the silvered centre engraved with rococo style decoration and having a subsidiary seconds dial and date aperture, the arch having a moonphase disc decorated with landscape and seascape scenes, with cast-brass rococo spandrels to the four corners and blued steel hands, the mahogany case having a shaped top to the trunk door and fluted quarter columns, with the hood having fluted pillars with cast-brass capitals, a swan-neck pediment with verre eglomisé panels of gilded decoration on blue glass, with an oriental finial to the centre and two turned wooden side finials, the base having canted corners, a raised shaped panel and standing on bracket feet, height 236cms.

Price Realised

£1,300

Department

Works of Art & Clocks

Fine Art Category

Longcase Clocks

Sale Information

FS41: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 29th January 2019
Wednesday, 30th January 2019

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 12:30pm on Wednesday, 30th January 2019 as part of the Works of Art and Clocks section of the sale.

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Okehampton Street, Exeter

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Important Notes

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