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FS43: Two Day Fine Art Sale

Richard Day, London A Mahogany Bell-top Chiming Bracket Clock

Auction Lot FS43/791

Richard Day, London a mahogany bell-top chiming bracket clock the eight-day duration movement having an anchor escapement and striking the hours on a gong and the quarters on a nest of eight bells, with border engraving and further c-scroll engraving to the backplate, with matching engraving to the pendulum bob, the seven-inch brass break-arch dial having a raised silvered chapter ring engraved with black Roman hour numerals and Arabic five-minute markings, the matted dial centre having an inset shaped silvered plaque engraved with the maker's name Richard Day, London, with cast-brass c-scroll spandrels to the four corners, with decorative blued steel hands, with a strike/silent dial to the arch, the mahogany bell-top case with brass frets to the corners above the arch, cast-brass decorative moulding to the edges, cast-brass handles to the sides with four brass finials to the top corners and a further handle to the top and all standing on four bracket feet, height 54cm including handle. * Biography Richard Day is recorded as working in London from before 1781 until after 1808.

Richard Day, London A Mahogany Bell-top Chiming Bracket Clock (FS43/791) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 9th July 2019 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

Richard Day, London a mahogany bell-top chiming bracket clock the eight-day duration movement having an anchor escapement and striking the hours on a gong and the quarters on a nest of eight bells, with border engraving and further c-scroll engraving to the backplate, with matching engraving to the pendulum bob, the seven-inch brass break-arch dial having a raised silvered chapter ring engraved with black Roman hour numerals and Arabic five-minute markings, the matted dial centre having an inset shaped silvered plaque engraved with the maker's name Richard Day, London, with cast-brass c-scroll spandrels to the four corners, with decorative blued steel hands, with a strike/silent dial to the arch, the mahogany bell-top case with brass frets to the corners above the arch, cast-brass decorative moulding to the edges, cast-brass handles to the sides with four brass finials to the top corners and a further handle to the top and all standing on four bracket feet, height 54cm including handle. * Biography Richard Day is recorded as working in London from before 1781 until after 1808.

Estimate

£2,000 - £3,000

Department

Works of Art & Clocks

Fine Art Category

Bracket Clocks

Sale Information

FS43: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 9th July 2019
Wednesday, 10th July 2019

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 12:30pm on Wednesday, 10th July 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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