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18TH CENTURY LONDON CHINOISERIE LACQUERED 8 DAY LONGCASE CLOCK 'CHRISTOPHER PINCHBECK'
A SLIM 18TH CENTURY BRASS ARCH DIAL CHINOISERIE LONGCASE CLOCK BY THE MAKER CHRISTOPHER PINCHBECK , SON OF RENOWNED CLOCKMAKER THAT DEVELOPED THE IMITATION GOLD ALLOY KNOWN AS 'PINCHBECK' USED IN THE 18TH CENTURY. REFERENCE IN BRIAN LOOMES BOOK THEAT CHRISTOPHER PINCHBECK II CALLED HIMSELF 'SENIOR CLOCKMAKER OF THE KING.LEFT HIS FATHERS WORKSHOP IN 1738 AND DIED 1783.
THE BLUE GROUND LACQUERED CASE WITH FLAT TOP ABOVE FIXED PILLARS ENCLOSING ARCHED DIAL WITH SILVERED CHAPTER RING AND ROUNDEL TO THE ARCH ENGRAVED 'CHRISTOPHER PINCHBECK, LONDON' . ROMAN NUMERALS WITH MATTED CENTRE AND SECONDS /DATE APETURE, THE 5 PILLAR MOVEMENT SERVICED AND RUNNING WELL. THE CASE ELABORATELY PAINTED IN THE CHINOISE STYLE, LONG ARCHED MOULDED DOOR ON OAK CASE,OGEE MOULDING ABOVE PLAIN PAINTED BASE STOOD ON LATER SHAPED BRACKET FEET (OLD REPAIR). THE PAINTWORK OBVIOUS SIGNS OF AGE & MINOR OLD RESTORATION BUT QUITE STABLE WITH OVERALL PLEASING PRESENCE AND PROPORTION.

DIMENSIONS:
221CM TALL
51CM WIDE
24CM DEEP
Ref: LACQUERED CLOCK PINCHBECK
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19th CENTURY CONTINENTAL (16CT GOLD BROOCH
FINE UNMARKED CONTINENTAL GOLD (TESTS TO 16CT)BROOCH WITH CUT AMBER STONE IN A FOLIATE DESIGN
DIMENSION:
6CM LONG
2.5CM WIDE
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19th CENTURY WELSH SLATE FOLK ART BUREAU WITH RARE TRACES OF SCUMBLE
LOVELY EXAMPLE OF A 19TH CENTURY QUARRYMANS FOLK ART SLATE BUREAU, WELL CARVED DETAIL TO THE FRONT WITH OLD BRASS HANDLES, SHAPED SWEPT BASE. PIECES SUCH AS THIS WERE MADE BY THE QUARRYMEN AS GIFTS AND TO SUPPLEMENT THEIR INCOMES. THIS EXAMPLE HAS THE UNUSUAL TRACES OF OLD MAHOGANY COLOURED SCUMBLE PAINTWORK , LIKELY PROVIDING A MORE DECORATIVE WOOD EFFECT FINISH.

DIMENSIONS:
13CM TALL
15CM WIDE
7CM DEEP
Ref: RED SLATE BUREAU
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A GOOD EARLY 18TH CENTURY OAK LOWBOY SIDETABLE
A LOVELY EXAMPLE OF AN EARLY 18TH CENTURY LOWBOY CIRCA 1720, WITH POLISHED TOP ABOVE SINGLE DRAWER WITH ORIGINAL BRASSWORK, ADZED TIMBERS WITH HEAVY POLE LATHE TURNED LEG AND CROSS STRETCHERS. SUPERB RICH COLOUR AND PATINATION MADE OF GOOD DENSE OAK, WEAR COMPOSITE WITH AGE STRUCTURALLY SOUND READY TO GO BOUGHT AS SEEN CONDITION.

DIMENSIONS:
77CM TALL
90CM WIDE
52CM DEEP
Ref: OAK LOWBOY SWAN NECK
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A PAINTED 19TH CENTURY SLOPED ROPE HANDLE SEA SAILORS CHEST
A CLEAN SLOPE SIDED PINE SAILORS CHEST WITH ORIGINAL BECKET HANDLES AND INTERIOR CANDLE BOX, OVERPAINTED IN POLYCHROME RED AND BLACK.

DIMENSIONS:
100CM WIDE
47CM DEEP
47CM TALL
Ref: RED SEA CHEST
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A RARE SMALL WELSH CONWAY VALLEY 18TH CENTURY BULLET WOOD / ROSEWOOD BRASS FACE 8 DAY LONGCASE CLOCK 'MOSES EVANS LLANGERNEW'
MOST UNUSUAL WELSH GEORGIAN BRASS FACE 8 DAY LONGCASE CLOCK BY THE MAKER MOSES EVANS OF LLANGERNYW. THE CASE OF CHARACTERISTIC STYLE OF LATE 18TH CENTURY WELSH PROVINCIAL CLOCKS OF THE REGION, HOWEVER THE CASE IS CONSTRUCTED NOT FROM OAK BUT ENTIRELY FROM A SINGLE SOURCE OF SOLID TIMBER EXHIBITING CHARACTERISTICS SIMILAR TO THAT OF BULLET WOOD OR ROSEWOOD EXPORTED FROM THE COLONIES, OR EVEN THE MADAGASGAN TIMBER BOIS DE ROSE .
WITH OGEE CORNICE ABOVE PRIMITIVE PIERCED FRETWORK TURNED PILLARS & GILDED CAPITALS, THE 13" BRASS FACE WITH SILVERED CHAPTER RING, ROMAN NUMERALS AND DELICATELY ENGRAVED 'M EVANS LLANGERNEW'.
THE CASE WITH LONG SHAPED DOOR, REEDED COLUMNS EITHER SIDE, ABOVE BROAD SWEPT MOULDING AND APPLIED SHAPED PANEL BASE STOOD ON SHAPED BRACKET FOOT.
MOSES EVANS WAS A CONTEMPORARY TO THE PROLIFIC CLOCKMAKER WATKIN OWEN OF LLANRWST DURING THE LATTER HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY WORKING WITHIN THE CONWY VALLEY AREA.

THE MOVEMENT HAS BEEN FULLY SERVICED AND RUNNING WELL IN THE SHOWROOM.
DELIVERY & SET UP ARRANGED TO ALL PARTS

DIMENSIONS:
205CM TALL
55CM WIDE MAX AT CORNICE
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EARLY 19TH CENTURY WELSH PINE PRESS CUPBOARD
A LOW PINE PRESS CUPBOARD IN TWO PARTS; THE UPPER SECTION WITH SMALL CORNICE ABOVE RECESSED PANEL CUPBOARD DOORS, THE INTERIOR WITH REMOVABLE SHELVES, THE LOWER SECTION WITH FOUR DOVETAILED DRAWERS AND BRASS HANDLES AND ESCUTCHEONS, SOLID PINE SIDES AND PANELLED BACK STOOD ON BRACKET FEET. GREAT STORAGE PIECE. FROM A PRIVATE ESTATE IN HARLECH NORTH WALES.

DIMENSIONS:
173CM TALL
133CM WIDE
64CM DEEP
Ref: PINE PRESS HARLECH
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EDWARDIAN MAHOGANY LEATHER SEAT FIRESIDE LOG COAL STORE
SOLID MAHOGANY UPHOLSTERED LEATHER MAHOGANY COAL STORE WITH PAINTED APPLIED PANELS AND A HINGED SEAT LID FOR STORAGE. IDEAL FIRESIDE ACCOMPANIMENT.

DIMENSIONS:
38CM WIDE
50CM TALL
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FINE 18TH CENTURY FLINTLOCK FOWLING GUN WITH SILVER MOUNT & WALNUT STOCK
A HANDSOME LATE 18TH CENTURY FLINTLOCK FOWLING GUN WITH SHAPED WALNUT STOCK SILVER MOUNT ABOVE THE TRIGGER BRASS ROD MOUNTS,AND SHAPED STEEL STOCK SUPPORT. FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION.
NO CERTIFICATE REQUIRED

DIMENSIONS:
135CM LONG barrel 95cm
5CM WIDE
15CM DEEP
Ref: SILVER MOUNT FOWLER
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FINE 18TH CENTURY YEAR DURATION WALNUT LONGCASE CLOCK 'JOHN HOLMES , STRAND LONDON'
A FINE 18TH CENTURY WALNUT LONGCASE CLOCK WITH YEAR DURATION MOVEMENT BY THE MAKER JOHN HOLMES (I) OPERATING THE STRAND LONDON MID TO LATE 18TH CENTURY.

WITH DOMED FINIAL HOOD WITH OGEE MOULDING ABOVE REEDED COLUMNS, THE BRASS ARCH DIAL WITH SILVERED CHAPTER RING & ROUNDEL ENGRAVED 'TEMPUS FUGIT PER ANNUM' WHEATSHEAF ENGRAVED ON THE SURROUNDING EDGE, THE CHAPTER RING WITH ARABIC AND ROMAN UMERALS WITH INNER SECOND COUNT CHAPTER RING.
THE CLOCK COMES FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND IS RUNNING AND KEEPING TIME IN THE SHOWROOM, MOVEMENT IS IN VERY CLEAN CONDITION (SEE PHOTOS) , HAS NOT BEEN TOUCHED BY OURSELVES AND IS SOLD IN CURRENT CONDITION. EXCEPTIONALLY HEAVY 80LB & 50LB WEIGHTS TO DRIVE THE MECHANISM TOGETHER WITH BRASS PENDULUM WITH REGULATOR TO THE BASE.
THE CASE WITH LONG SHAPED CROSSBANDED DOOR, WALNUT CASE WITH REINFORCED BACKBOARD AND BASE (SEE PHOTO)THE BASE WITH OGEE MOULDING ABOVE APPLIED CROSSBANDED PANEL BASE STOOD ON SHAPED OGEE BRACKET FEET. DECENT DEEP AMBER COLOUR & PATINATION, MINOR MARKS & RCHIP REPAIRS TO CASE BUT OVERALL EXCELENT CONDITION.
JOHN HOLMES NOTED IN LOOMES AS MAKER OF GREAT REPUTE, SET UP SHOP ON THE STRAND IN 1762, , SUPERVISED MAKING BY THWAITES OF CLOCK FOR GRENWICH HOSPITAL, EXPERT ON MUDGES CHRONOMETERS.

DIMENSIONS:
231CM TALL
56CM WIDE
24CM DEEP
Ref: YEAR DURATION CLOCK
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