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255. A George III oak longcase clock with automaton by George Hewett of Marlborough, the eight day brass movement with four turned pillars, with an anchor escapement striking on a bell, the arched twelve inch dial with a silvered chapter ring and centre, with Roman and Arabic numerals, the centre with subsidiary seconds dial and date aperture and engraved with a church, figures, trees and buildings, signed ‘George Hewett MARLBORO’, the arch with a ‘TEMPUS FUGIT’ automaton figure with a painted landscape, with a gilt dolphin and shell Rococo spandrels, the arched hood with brass ball and eagle finials, on bracket feet, 227cm high. £1,000-1,500 Provenance: The estate of the late Professor Rodney Fitch CBE. Items removed from Court House, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, the interior designed by Robert Kime.

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256. An 18th century black japanned longcase clock by Thomas Hickson of London, the eight day brass movement with four turned and finned pillars, with an anchor escapement striking on a bell, the arched twelve inch dial with a silvered chapter ring, with Roman and Arabic numerals, the centre with subsidiary seconds dial and date aperture and signed ‘Tho Hickson London’, the engraved arch applied with a crown and boys and conforming spandrels, the case decorated with chinoiserie, in need of some restoration, 214.3cm high. £200-300

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Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks | Wednesday 3rd July 2019

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Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks | Wednesday 3rd July 2019