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A GEORGE II STRKING LONGCASE CLOCK WITH BAROMETER by 
																	John Ellicott

John Ellicott

( British, 1706 - 1772 )

A GEORGE II STRKING LONGCASE CLOCK WITH BAROMETER

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LOT DETAILS

Materials:

the arched hood with later caddy top with three brass flambeau vase finials, with gilt-brass stop-fluted three-quarter and quarter columns to the angles, glazed sides and door, on a stepped plinth and skirted foot, BAROMETER: the 8 inch glazed dial with matted centre, pierced blued steel hands, the siphon barometer tube set into the oak door carcass and covered by a panel, blued steel hands, brass and steel pulleys, brass

Measurements:

Size Notes:

DIAL: the 12 inch dial plate with 'Strike / Silent' indication ring to the arch flanked by foliate and dolphin spandrels 106 in. (269.3 cm.) high; 21 1?4 in. (54 cm.) wide; 10 1?2 in. (26.6 cm.) deep

Description:

or LOG IN

Literature:

N. Goodison, English Barometers 1680-1860, London, 1968, pp. 132-3, pls. 72-3. N. Goodison, English Barometers 1680-1860, Woodbridge 1977, p. 144, pls. 86-7.

Provenance:

Anonymous sale [Mrs Vesey]; Christie's, London, 11 October 1962, lot 9, to Goodison (£157.10s).

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