A rare 19th century mahogany cased regulator clock, by G. H....





A rare 19th century mahogany cased regulator clock, by G. H. & C. Gowland, Chronometer Makers To The Admiralty, Sunderland, No 1858, the arched case with long glazed door set with an open carved decoration of flowers and scrolling leaves and a moulded outer frame, over a concave foot, access hatch to top of case, the 12.5" silvered dial with black Arabic five minute numerals, minute track, subsidiary seconds dial and twenty-four hour dial, the extremely substantial six pillar eight-day movement with deadbeat escapement, a mercury compensating pendulum supported on a large support mounted to the backboard, beat scale at base of case, with winder and weight, 47 by 25 by 175cm high.

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In good condition, although some veneer damage and loss to the case, some 'blooming' to the dial in several places, apparently serviced regularly and movement looks in especially good condition. An impressive and rare clock.

Auction Date: 1st Feb 2020 at 10am

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Sale Dates:
1st Feb 2020 10am (Lots 1 to 290)