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LOT 435
18th cen. Chippendale style longcase clock, signed Kirkham Bolton, with moon phase, mahog. cased.
A fine 18th century Chippendale style and period long case clock
with unusual movement, being a dead beat escapement with a sweep
second hand, also calendar hand, the four hands running from the
central shaft, designed as a regulator. Also equipped with a moon
phase. The silvered chapter ring on a brass face plate with gilded
spandrels, the arched dial with the painted moon phase and a silvered
band inscribed "I am working while you are sleeping" and signed
Kirkham-Bolton (Lancashire). The mahogany case of excellent quality,
standing on ogee bracket feet, the bottom panel and door panel of
figured flame mahogany veneer on pine, the trunk with fluted column
corners with brass capitals. The bonnet also with columns and brass
capitals with open fret work above the dial, with a scrolled arch
pediment capped with brass bosses and surmounted by three wooden
finials tipped with gilt metal flames.


Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold For: $13,000

Auction Date: Monday, December 13 1999 at 7:00 PM at Lunds Showrooms
926 Fort St.
Victoria