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THE HOSE COLLECTION CLOCKS, MECHANICAL MUSIC & AUTOMATA AUCTION MONDAY 25 JUNE 2018, MELBOURNE


AUCTION CATALOGUE VOLUME 11 ISSUE 10

Front Cover Detail 100 A GEORGE II MUSICAL ORGAN BRACKET CLOCK CHARLES CLAY, LONDON, CIRCA 1735 $40,000-50,000

Inside Cover Detail 41 A RARE FRENCH MANTLE CLOCK, ‘THE MONITOR’ CIRCA 1875 $40,000-50,000 ISBN 978-0-646-98888-7 ©LEONARD JOEL 2018

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THE HOSE COLLECTION CLOCKS, MECHANICAL MUSIC & AUTOMATA AUCTION MONDAY 25 JUNE 2018 AT 6.30PM, MELBOURNE


THE HOSE COLLECTION CLOCKS, MECHANICAL MUSIC & AUTOMATA AUCTION MONDAY 25 JUNE 2018 AT 6.30PM, MELBOURNE

VIEWING Melbourne Viewing 333 Malvern Road, South Yarra VIC 3141 Wednesday 20 June, 12pm-8pm Thursday 21 June, 10am-4pm Friday 22 June, 10am-4pm Saturday 23 June, 10am-4pm Sunday 24 June, 10am-4pm

CONTACT

John Albrecht

Chiara Curcio

Philip Gore

Managing Director & National Head of Collections (03) 8825 5619 | 0413 819 767 john.albrecht@leonardjoel.com.au

Head of Decorative Arts (03) 8825 5635 | 0412 653 315 chiara.curcio@leonardjoel.com.au

Curator & Horologist (03) 8825 5635 classic@leonardjoel.com.au

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Introduction

A lifelong passion When specialist clock curator, Philip Gore, first mentioned to me he had an

With retirement in 1980 came Ken’s opportunity to devote his days (and

important collection he wanted to talk to me about, my interest was immediately

presumably evenings) to restoring clocks and expanding his collection. His

piqued. Significant clock collections are rare to this country and equally rare

interest in not just the aesthetics of clocks, but the mechanical workings,

at auction.

brought him recognition as a prominent and respected member of the local and international clock community.

After several conversations later with Philip, Leonard Joel Head of Decorative Arts, Chiara Curcio and I found ourselves driving to a beautiful, still wooded,

Ken and Judy’s fascination for clocks for more than half a century also manifested

suburb to meet Ken and Judy Hose in their home. Home is what one would

itself in academic ventures which resulted in the publication of no less than three

describe it from the outside but once inside and deep within Ken’s living

books on Australian clockmakers including Fritz Ziegeler and Charles Falck.

spaces we entered arguably the most breathtaking private display of clocks and

The collection features rare timepieces from both these Australian clockmakers,

automata in Australia. “Wunderkammer” is the only word that comes to mind to

lots 154 - 158.

describe how Chiara and I felt as we wandered through the collection, listening and following Ken as he wound clocks up, quietly explained their workings to us

The Hose Collection is undoubtedly the most important clock collection ever

and revealed his lifelong passion. And, as I have found, it always begins with a

to be offered at public auction in Australia and represents a veritable anthology

first sighting that engages the individual so profoundly that they begin a journey

of clock craftsmanship from the 17th century to the 20th century; varying from

of collecting. Ken Hose’s moment was at the age of 14.

bracket clocks, to musical clocks and automata. An anthology that we now celebrate as a deeply personal collection moves from the collector to, no doubt,

At 14, Ken commenced a mechanic’s apprenticeship with a Collingwood-based

collectors from all corners of the world.

garage and on the wall of that garage hung an American wall clock. Ken coveted this timepiece and later, when the garage was scheduled for demolition, Ken

At Leonard Joel our passion is celebrating collections but it is a rare opportunity

rescued the clock and so began his lifelong passion for the mechanics and

to manage those collections that have more than half a century of stories to tell.

measurement of time.

Chiara and I are honoured to be offering this unique Australian collection at public auction in Melbourne on Monday 25th June at 6.30pm.

Many years and three children later, Ken and his wife Judy had the opportunity to make their first visit to the United Kingdom in 1974. It was there that they

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refined their taste in clocks after viewing and experiencing the craftsmanship

Managing Director & National Head of Collections

and complexity of the timepieces on offer in England. During this international excursion they acquired a number of fine clocks of mostly English, French and

Chiara Curcio BA

American origin.

Head of Decorative Arts

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A Tribute

Ken Hose and his Clock Collection Ken Hose developed and expanded his passion in horology when he resigned

Ken could not resist purchasing some of the more unusual clocks that he found

his interest in a car dealership in Melbourne in the early 1970s. He soon began

in the course of his work and studies and these took up the lion’s share of space

to show a remarkable talent for the restoration, invention and conservation of

in his house.

good, very good, bad and indifferent clocks, musical boxes and all types of automata. Very little phased him.

Ken and Judy also found time to involve themselves in the Furniture History Society which dovetailed neatly with Ken’s interest in Australian tower and turret

Over the course of the next ten to fifteen years, news of his ability to achieve the

clocks. On many occasions, on the discovery of an original Australian turret clock,

almost impossible in repairs spread and packages arrived at his door from all

Ken rescued, restored and reinstalled them back into their original locations; one

corners of Australia.

fine example of this is North Melbourne Town Hall.

As a founding member of the Australian Antiquarian Horological Society (AAHS),

This collection is the summation of one’s man passion and love for horology,

he was committed to sharing his knowledge, enthusiasm and help to those who

both national and international, aided by his capability to restore many items

needed assistance in their particular areas of concern.

that would otherwise have been discarded. His involvement has ensured the preservation of many horological items that have been discovered in Australia,

Ken and his wife Judy produced publications of considerable detail which assisted

for future generations to enjoy and marvel over. Ken remains in contact with his

many collectors of Australian Horology. These publications were Ziegeler:

many friends in horology and still enjoys meeting and sharing his knowledge

Melbourne’s Clockmaker, Clockmakers and Watchmakers working in the State

with new and established collectors.

of New South Wales from First Fleet to Federation and finally, Clockmakers and Watchmakers Operating in the State of Victoria from Settlement to Federation.

Many people in Australia have benefited from their contact with Ken Hose and will regret his gradual withdrawal from his practice and will be forever in his debt

Ken is perhaps best known for his ability to breathe life into clocks with

for having restored their clock, musical box and other automata.

dysfunctional complex movements. He loves the challenge of clocks with musical movements, and one of his great achievements was overhauling a mechanical

We thank you Ken Hose.

organ clock by Charles Clay, a task which he undertook with precision. The barrel for the clock had been pinned for music composed by Handel and to see this

Bryan Rodgers

piece restored in all its splendour is sheer joy. This clock has been included in

Horologist & former President of the Australian Antiquarian Horological Society

the auction as lot 100.

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1 A FRENCH GILT BRONZE FIGURAL CLOCK CIRCA 1880 The gilt bronze case modelled as an elephant and rider, the howdah encases the embossed circular dial featuring enamelled Roman numeral plaques, all raised on a Rococo inspired base with scroll feet. French movement 57 cm height, 41 cm width, 22 cm depth $1,500-2,500

2 A FRENCH CONICAL PENDULUM MYSTERY CLOCK EUGENE CORNU, PARIS, CIRCA 1875 The classically draped silvered bronze angel raising both hands to support the pendulum, bearing a bouquet of gilt flowers aloft. The angel stands on a gilt bronze bed of clouds, all above an alabaster base colourfully inset with champleve enamel plaques, and raised on six gilded paw shaped feet. The circular dial features a gilded chapter ring with Roman numerals and within the centre of the dial the movement is skeletonised. Signed Eug. Cornu 24 BT Des Italiens Paris on dial, inner ring. Eight day twin barrel movement, bell striking the movement with the last pinion of the going train extended to pass through the top of the case to engage with the bottom of the pendulum. 81 cm height, 43 cm width, 21 cm depth PROVENANCE: The Joseph M. Meraux Collection of rare and unusual clocks, Sotheby’s, New York, June 28, 1993 $4,000-5,000

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3 AN INCLINE MYSTERY CLOCK THWAITES AND REED, CLERKENWELL, CIRCA 1970S Circular brass case with dial at one end, supported by wooden ramp with date indication shown on edge, all raised on gilt scroll supports. Eight day platform level. The circular brass case with dial at front of the case with Roman numerals. A single hand secured to centre arbour 21 cm height, 72 cm width, 15 cm depth OTHER NOTES: Thwaites and Reed was established in 1740 by Aynsworth Thwaites maker of Horse Guards Parade clock. Thwaites and Reed are known as clock and scientific instrument makers, and maintained all the clocks at the Palace of Westminster for three decades. $2,000-4,000

4 A GERMAN ELEPHANT MYSTERY CLOCK JUNGHANS, LATE 19TH CENTURY The elephant raising it’s trunk to support the dial and pendulum. The elephant standing on an oval wooden base. 29 cm height, 25 cm width, 10 cm depth $500-700

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5 A FRENCH SMALL GILT BRONZE MANTLE CLOCK CIRCA 1840 Knight perched on a rock formation, beside the circular silvered dial, with Roman numerals, all above a heavily embossed gilt bronze base. Silk suspension, eight day movement. 36 cm height, 27 cm width, 11 cm depth $800-1,200

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6 A FRENCH FOUR PILLAR PORTICO CLOCK CIRCA 1880 The ebonized wooden pediment and base colourfully inlaid with pink and green fans, separarted by four barley twist pillars, the whole with decorative ormolu mounts. The white enamel dial painted with Roman numerals and encased in a floral gilt surround. Eight day movement . 53 cm height, 26 cm width, 15 cm depth $400-600


7 A FRENCH FOUR PILLAR MARQUETRY PORTICO CLOCK CIRCA 1880 The ebonized wooden pediment and base finely inlaid with string and floral wood, separarted by four barley twist pillars. The white enamel dial painted with Roman numerals and encased in a floral gilt surround. Eight day movement, striking on bell 45 cm height, 22 cm width, 12 cm depth $400-600

8 A FRENCH EMPIRE FOUR PILLAR CLOCK 19TH CENTURY The domed top adorned with ormolu metal doves, supported by four pillars, each with ormolu vasiform finials. The circular enamel dial decorated with ormolu swags. Two train silk suspension striking on bell. 47 cm height, 27 cm width, 11 cm depth $400-600

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9 A VIENNESE ORMOLU MUSICAL MANTEL CLOCK 19TH CENTURY Grand sonnaire gilt dial, flanked by decorative pillars, all below a bouquet finial. The base inset with a music box by Anton Olbrich, playing on the hour. Three train movement. 41 cm height, 29 cm width, 21 cm depth $2,000-3,000

10 A VIENNESE ORMOLU MANTLE CLOCK 19TH CENTURY The highly decorative pierced case, with enamel dial. The base inset with a music box, playing on the hour. Three train, silk suspension, with grand sonniere strike, striking every hour and quarter. All encased under a glass dome 55 cm height, 33 cm width, 33 cm depth $3,000-4,000

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11 A LOUIS XV MANTLE CLOCK BAPTISTE BAILLON, CIRCA 1755 The fire gilt case with a reclining bronzed cherub seated on closed book looking at a parchment scroll. The case surmounted by a rampant cockerel standing on a severed human head. The white enamel dial with inner ring of Roman numerals and an outer ring of Arabic numerals in multiples of five for the minutes. Assymetrical winding holes, dial signed Baptiste Baillon. Eight day bell striking movement with twin going barrels, anchor escapement with altered silk suspension. 33 cm height, 30 cm width, 13 cm depth OTHER NOTES: The Baillon family of clockmakers was prominent in Paris during the 18th century. This clock is probably by Jean-Baptiste Baillon III, the most famous member of the family and a leading clockmaker in Paris. He was received as a master clockmaker in 1727. He made many clocks for the Royal family and became Premier Valet de Chambre de la Reine before 1748 and Valet de Chambre Horloger Ordinaire de la Dauphine Marie Antoinette in 1770. He set up a private factory in his home at SaintGermain-en-Laye producing watches, clocks and gold boxes until 1765. $4,000-5,000

12 A CARVED GILTWOOD CARTEL CLOCK THOMAS DAWES, NORTHAMPTON, CIRCA 1745 The case carved with scrolls, stylized acanthus leaves and swags in asymmetric manner, surmounted by a stylized carved eagle. The silvered dial signed Thos. Dawes - Northampton with Roman and Arabic numerals. False pendulum aperture above centre arbour. Eight day fusee timepiece movement with spring driven verge escapement. 70 cm height, 42 cm width, 14 cm depth $5,000-7,000

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13 A SWISS PENDULE D’OFFICIER TRAVELLER’S CLOCK CIRCA 1800 The fine ormolu case with concave moulded top, surmounted by a serpentine handle. The case decorated with wreath ornamentation and raised on four paw feet. The white enamel dial with Arabic numerals for hour and date, signed Cugnies Leschor. Quarter striking, with alarm 24 cm height, 13 cm width, 9 cm depth $5,000-6,000

15 A SMALL SWISS ELECTRIC SALVE CLOCK FAVARGER AND CO, NEUCHATEL, CIRCA 1900 Brass barrel case with glass front, the dial signed Favarger & Cie- Neuchatel. $400-600

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14 A SMALL BRASS ALARM CLOCK GILBERT ALLISON, SUNDERLAND, 18TH CENTURY Square brass case with arch silvered dial signed G. Allison- Sunderland. Alarm set dial above time dial in arch 18 cm height, 9 cm width, 9 cm depth $2,000-4,000


17 A FRENCH DOMED WALL HANGING CLOCK 20TH CENTURY The maroon porcelain framed clock suspended by metal chain. The dial with Arabic numerals, time only. 54 cm height, 23 cm width, 10 cm depth $500-700

16 A FRENCH DECORATIVE CASED WALL CLOCK 20TH CENTURY The gilt metal ribbon formed handle cradling the circular case, electric battery driven clock 58 cm height, 24 cm width, 13 cm depth $1,000-2,000

18 A SMALL DOMED FRENCH PORCELAIN CLOCK CIRCA 1900 The cobalt blue porcelain ground case hand painted with romantic scenes of ladies and cherubs. Time only 40 cm height, 16 cm width, 15 cm depth $800-1,200

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19 A CONTINENTAL GILT WOOD CASED BRACKET CLOCK 19TH CENTURY The decorative gilt wood case, with a domed top. Two train fusee movement, striking on bell 56 cm height, 41 cm width, 22 cm depth $500-700

20 A FRENCH FOUR GLASS MANTLE CLOCK CIRCA 1860 The four thick bevel edge glass panels with a heavy polished brass case. Exposed escapement, with an eight day movement, striking on gong. Twin tube mercury pendulum. $400-600

21 A FRENCH FOUR GLASS MANTLE CLOCK CIRCA 1890 The four thick bevel edge glass panels with an alabaster base and top. The gilt dial with an alabaster centre. Eight day movement, striking on gong. Twin tube mercury pendulum 34 cm height, 20 cm width, 17 cm depth $400-600

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22 A PENDULUM IMPULSE CLOCK BY SCOTT The five glass case, with a nickel plated surround, and a mirror to rear panel. The nickel plated pillars enclosing a white enamel dial with Arabic numerals. Battery compartment in walnut base 44 cm height, 30 cm width, 20 cm depth $3,000-4,000

23 A FRENCH MINIATURE SKELETON CLOCK CIRCA 1850 The porcelain dial above engraved plates, raised on an ebonised base. Alarm time/alarm with bell to base and a silk suspension pendulum. Encased under a glass dome 26 cm height, 16 cm width, 10 cm depth OTHER NOTES: Made for the Great Exhibition, London, 1851 $1,000-2,000

24 A FRENCH SMALL SKELETON CLOCK CIRCA 1860 A white enamel band dial with two lower subsidary dials for date and alarm. Alarm bell within oval ebonised base, under glass dome. Dead wheel escapement with silk suspension pendulum 22 cm height, 16 cm width, 10 cm depth $3,000-4,000

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25 A VICTORIAN FUSEE SKELETON CLOCK SAWTELL, BRISTOL, CIRCA 1845 The brass fretted plates standing on an ebonised case base. The silvered ring dial with subsidiary seconds above dial. The signed silvered chapter ring with engraved Roman numerals and a smaller silvered subsidiary dial mounted above with seconds readout. The eight day twin chain fusee movement with anchor escapement, hour gong strike with four tune musical box by Ducomman Girod in wooded base released each hour. All under glass dome 49 cm height, 35 cm width, 20 cm depth PROVENANCE: Important Pocket & Wristwatches and the R.O. Schmitt Collection of Skeleton, Mystery & Novelty Clocks, Christie’s New York, June 17, 2005, lot 27 $4,000-6,000

26 A VICTORIAN SKELETON CLOCK V B ADAMS, LONDON, 19TH CENTURY Modelled in the French style on a black marble base raised on gilt claw feet. The white enamel dial with a gilt floral surround. Eight day fusee movement with pin wheel escapement 36 cm height, 19 cm width, 13 cm depth $3,000-5,000

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27 A VICTORIAN SKELETON CLOCK G. H. & C. GOWLAND, SUNDERLAND, CIRCA 1860 The brass three spire skeleton clock protected by an ebonised glass case. The skeletonised silvered chapter ring with engraved Roman numerals signed Gowland - Sunderland. The eight day, twin fusee movement with anchor escapement, striking the hours on a gong, wheels with five crossings, and pierced blued steel hands. 60 cm height, 30 cm width, 20 cm depth PROVENANCE: Important Pocket & Wristwatches and the R.O. Schmitt Collection of Skeleton, Mystery & Novelty Clocks, Christie’s New York, June 17, 2005, lot 26 $4,000-6,000

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28 AN IMPORTANT BRACKET CLOCK BENJAMIN VULLIAMY, CIRCA 1810 The silvered Roman numeral dial and fitted thermometer in a polished skeletonized frame, above a mahogany base with brass and floral marquetry inlay. Horizontal steel bow to top supporting weights with gilded eagle perched on a bronze ball in the centre of bow. Pull wind, weight driven movement. All encased under a dome and accompanied by mirrored marquetry and mother of pearl wall bracket. The clock 61 cm height, 40 cm width, 14 cm depth PROVENANCE: Leonard Joel, September 30th, 1982, lot 190 $8,000-10,000

29 A FRENCH GLASS CASED SKELETON CLOCK CIRCA 1860 The five glass case, with a brass surround, above a wooden base. The silvered dial with Arabic numerals. Month going, Fusee movement with coupe perdu escapment 47 cm height, 38 cm width, 32 cm depth $8,000-12,000

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30 A VICTORIAN SKELETON CLOCK THA’S CANLOR & SON, CIRCA 1860 The Gothic style skeletonised movement, with a fretted silvered dial. Supported on an ebonised base with glass dome. Eight day fusee 56 cm height, 32 cm width, 28 cm depth $8,000-10,000

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32 A MINIATURE PLANETARIUM ORRERY Under 19th century glass dome and base 30 cm height, 21 cm width, 16 cm depth $3,000-4,000

31 AN ORRERY GEORGE PHILIP & SON, LONDON, LATE 19TH CENTURY A dark green variegated marble clock base with orrery mounted to top. The clock dial with a gilded finish and Arabic numerals. Signed George Philip & Son- 32 Fleet street- London 156 cm height, 40 cm width, 34 cm depth $6,000-7,000

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33 AN ENGLISH ORRERY DEVON CLOCKS LTD, CIRCA 1960 Mechanical spring driven orrery with dome. Gilt brass plates mounted on chalice base. Eight day going barrel movement with platform escapement, no. 907/1500 45 cm height, 19 cm diameter $1,500-2,500

34 A SMALL SMITH’S TERRESTRIAL GLOBE CIRCA 1866 On a mahogany stand with four baluster-turned legs joined by stretchers 27 cm height, 20 cm diameter $2,000-4,000

35 A PLANETARIUM 20TH CENTURY Student planetarium displaying the relationship between earth, sun and moon throughout the seasons. The earth globe on axis with electric light- the sun . Hand lever rotation 43 cm height, 72 cm width, 25 cm depth $500-700

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36 A SHIPS CLOCK LATE 19TH CENTURY The circular dial with Roman numerals, in a brass surround. Fusee movement 25 cm diameter, 14 cm depth $500-700

37 A WILLIAM IV MARINE CHRONOMETER MOLYNEUX, SOUTHAMPTON ROW, LONDON, CIRCA 1835 The square mahogany box in three tiers with small brass side handles and brass corner pieces. Silvered and engraved dial, signed Robert Molyneaux- 30 Southampton Row London No 2344 above centre arbour with subsidiary seconds dial below centre arbour. Circular plate movement joined by ringed pillars, chain and eight day fusee movement with maintaining power. Tipsy key 12 cm height, 12 cm width, 12 cm depth $4,000-6,000

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38 A MARINE CHRONOMETER MOLYNEUX, LONDON, CIRCA 1851 The square mahogany box in three tiers with small brass side handles and brass corner pieces. Silvered and engraved dial signed R& H Molyneaux- 30 Southampton Row- London- No 1831 above centre arbour with subsidiary seconds dial below centre arbour. Circular plate movement joined by ringed pillars, chain and one day fusee movement with maintaining power 20 cm height, 20 cm width, 20 cm depth $3,000-4,000

39 A TWO DAY MARINE CHRONOMETER DOBBIE MCINNES & CLYDE, SO SHIELDS LONDON, GLASGOW, LIVERPOOL Brass banded and gimbled mahogany box, The outer mahogany deck watch box with leather strap. The dial signed and numbered 12414 24 cm height, 31 cm width, 25 cm depth $3,000-4,000

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40 A FRENCH INDUSTRIAL STEAM HAMMER CLOCK CIRCA 1900 Model replica of the Nasmyth steam hammer. The case in the form of an inverted ‘Y’, decorated with gilt trim simulated levers and a steam cylinder mounted on top of the case. The pendulum forms the steam hammer. The whole mounted on a black marble base. Eight day, two train, bell striking movement with going barrels. 45 cm height, 30 cm width, 15 cm depth $6,000-8,000

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41 A RARE FRENCH MANTLE CLOCK, ‘THE MONITOR’ CIRCA 1875 Impressionist model of the USS Monitor, built during the American Civil War 1862, which was an iron clad ship with a rotating gun turret designed to float semi submerged. A rare French brass and silvered brass eight day clock in the form of ‘The Monitor’ with two thermometers, a barometer, revolving gun turret and a propeller which turns with the turret. The vessel has funnels, air vents, deck ladders, lifeboat and ships wheel compass. The model is mounted on a plinth of cast waves. All mounted on an oval onyx marble base 37 cm height, 58 cm width, 22 cm depth $40,000-50,000

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42 A RARE ENGLISH TURRET CLOCK KEMP BROS, BRISTOL, CIRCA 1901 The cast iron dial skeletonised with gilt finished steel hands, Roman numerals and an ivy leaf design pierced centre. Flatbed two train with double three legged gravity escapement with counterwheel control of strike with pump action on hour for one bell and night lock out of bells with pump out of both bells. Pendulum bob 240lb with wood rod. Dial 240cm diameter

PROVENANCE: Purchased from The Antique Clock auction at the St Kilda Town Hall, October 9th 1974, lot 125. OTHER NOTES: Originally forming part of the Pro Cathedral of the Apostles in Clifton. The Pro-Cathedral was a Roman Catholic Cathedral in Bristol from 1850-1974. It was replaced by the Clifton Cathedral in Clifton Park in 1973. Estimate on request Viewing by appointment only.

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43 A SMALL LANTERN CLOCK GEORGE ALLETT, LONDON, CIRCA 1700 The dome top, above a large silvered dial with Roman numerals. Weight driven movement with alarm strike and short bob verge escapement 24 cm height, 11 cm width, 10 cm depth OTHER NOTES: Apprentice to Thomas Tompion $10,000-20,000

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44 AN ENGLISH BRASS LANTERN CLOCK SAMUELL DAVIS, CIRCA 1700 Single hand with silvered dial ring. Bell striking with alarm. Balance wheel verge escapement 48 cm height, 16 cm width, 15 cm depth $6,000-8,000


45 AN ENGLISH LANTERN CLOCK ISAAC ROGERS, LONDON, CIRCA 1760 The original Turkish market dial with well finished scroll leaf spandrels, pierced steel hands and signed Isaac Rogers- London on a boss in the arch. Acorn finial and top mounted bell, with doors to side and plate to back. Thirty hour weight driven movement with hour striking on bell. The posted movement with short bob verge escapement and outside countwheel The dial 19cm diameter $3,000-4,000

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46 AN ENGLISH BRASS LANTERN CLOCK WILLIAM GRAY, LONDON The dome top above a pierced brass plate, the dial with a single hand and brass numeral ring, signed William Gray- London. The 30 hour movement with short bob verge escapement 46 cm height, 15 cm width, 15 cm depth $1,000-2,000

47 A JAPANESE LANTERN CLOCK 19TH CENTURY In wood frame glass fronted hood. Silvered dial ring. Weight driven movement, with twin foliot verge escapement 138 cm height, 14 cm width, 14 cm depth $5,000-7,000

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49 A JAPANESE BELL STRIKING LANTERN CLOCK 19TH CENTURY Timber base and backboard . Twin foliate escapement. Brass case and dial ring. Weight driven on tall timber stand. Clock with alarm and day/date appetures in dial 172 cm height, 26 cm width, 30 cm depth $5,000-7,000

48 A SMALL JAPANESE LANTERN CLOCK 19TH CENTURY Timber and glass hood, on wooden stand. The weight driven movement with short bob verge escapement. Striking on bell 58 cm height, 17 cm width, 17 cm depth $5,000-7,000 35


50 A JAPANESE LANTERN CLOCK LATE 18TH/ EARLY 19TH CENTURY The rectangular wooden case glazed to four sides, solid top, mounted on cabriole legged stand. The brass and iron Yagura-Dokei, with regular iron posts to four corners, the case with side and rear panels with engraved decoration. The front panel with silver convex chapter ring, central alarm disc with well pierced blue steel hand. The two train weight driven movement with double foliot to the verge escapement 89 cm height, 23 cm width, 23 cm depth PROVENANCE: The Albert Odmark Collection of Important Clocks & Watches, Christie’s London, March 11 2005, lot 400 $5,000-7,000

51 A JAPANESE LANTERN CLOCK EARLY 19TH CENTURY The brass and iron case with side and rear panels with engraved decoration, mounted on a tapering wooden stand. The weight driven movement balance wheel verge escapement 46 cm height, 17 cm width, 17 cm depth $5,000-7,000

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52 A JAPANESE PILLAR CLOCK CIRCA 1860 The brass movement with turned columns flanking the frontplate. The weight driven going train with verge and balance wheel escapement. moveable brass chapters to the hour scale, the Shitan wood case with key drawer in base and detatchable hood to the top 26 cm height, 4.5 cm width, 3 cm depth PROVENANCE: The Albert Odmark Collection of Important Clocks & Watches, Christie’s London, March 11 2005, lot 377 $2,000-4,000

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53 A BLACK FOREST SHELF CUCKOO CLOCK JOHANN BAPTIST BEHA, 19TH CENTURY The case modelled as a small cabin ornately caved with repeating foliate decoration. Small spring driven clock striking on gong and cuckoo 40 cm height, 26 cm width, 19 cm depth $1,500-2,500

54 A BLACK FOREST ROOSTER CLOCK LATE 19TH CENTURY Painted dial clock with a rooster in the top gallery that crows on the hour 56 cm height, 26 cm width, 16 cm depth $1,000-2,000

55 A BLACK FOREST WALL CUCKOO CLOCK LATE 19TH CENTURY Traditional in design with repeating foliate decoration overall. Three train weight driven movement 55 cm height, 42 cm width, 22 cm depth $800-1,200

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56 A BLACK FOREST SHELF CUCKOO CLOCK CAMERER, KUSS & CO, LATE 19TH CENTURY Two train oak frame movement, with a six tune music box in base. Striking cuckoo and gong on the hour and the half followed by music, bearing a paper label to verso reading Camerer, Kuss & Co. 50 cm height, 30 cm width, 20 cm depth $2,000-3,000


57 A BLACK FOREST BRACKET CLOCK JOHANN BAPTIST BEHA, CIRCA 1880 Oak gothic style case, with two mechanical figures on top of clock striking bells for quarters/hours striking cuckoo and music box in base. Three train eight day movement 70 cm height, 40 cm width, 25 cm depth $6,000-8,000

59 A BLACK FOREST TRUMPETER CLOCK 19TH CENTURY Elaborately carved oak case mantle clock with doors below dial that open on the hour for the trumpeter to perform 84 cm height, 53 cm width, 29 cm depth $3,000-4,000

58 A BLACK FOREST MANTLE CLOCK LATE 19TH CENTURY Traditional in design with carved foliate decoration, three train movement with two birds. Striking quarters and hours on gong and cuckoo 60 cm height, 48 cm width, 20 cm depth $3,000-4,000

60 A BLACK FOREST MANTLE CLOCK LATE 19TH CENTURY Decorative carving overall, with mechanical figures to top of case sharpening a sword. The white enamel dial with Roman numerals. Time/striking movement 51 cm height, 27 cm width, 20 cm depth $1,000-2,000

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61 A BLACK FOREST SINGING BIRD BRACKET CLOCK 19TH CENTURY Wood case with silvered fretted panels to base, dial surround and dial centre, all with gilded backing plates. Singing bird is mounted on top of case in a wooden arch. Three train, brass plate movement striking on gong. Singing bird is manually operated by a pull rod through side of case. 74 cm height, 37 cm width, 24 cm depth $6,000-8,000

62 A SWISS PINE CHALET CLOCK CIRCA 1880 Modelled as a Swiss chalet. One half of the chalet has been made in the form of a run down house, the other portion shown tidy, well kept, maintained and used as a residence. The base decorated with bears, eagle and foxes. Striking clock with a six tune music box to base 44 cm height, 60 cm width, 32 cm depth $4,000-6,000

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63 A SWISS MUSIC BOX STELLA, 19TH CENTURY Upright 26 inch disc music box with base. Coin operated. With 14 discs. Inlaid base 240 cm height, 82 cm width, 49 cm depth $8,000-12,000

64 A MUSIC BOX THE IMPERIAL, 19TH CENTURY Walnut 9 inch disc playing in upright cabinet. Crest with two finials and clock between in a walnut case with two opening doors. Colloquially known as a ‘Smokers Cabinet’ 67 cm height, 43 cm width, 25 cm depth $2,000-4,000

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65 A SWISS OVERTURE MUSIC BOX NICOLE FRERES, 19TH CENTURY Floral marquetry inlaid to lid and front. 33.5 cm cylinder x 8 cm diameter. Four tunes with tune sheet. Lever wind 18 cm height, 60 cm width, 27 cm depth $18,000-22,000

66 A MUSIC BOX NICOLE FRERES, 19TH CENTURY Floral marquetry inlaid to lid. 23.5 cm cylinder. Key wind. Eight tune long play 14 cm height, 45 cm width, 21 cm depth $3,000-4,000

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67 A MUSIC BOX NICOLE FRERES, 19TH CENTURY Floral marquetry inlaid to case. 33 cm cylinder. Lever wind. Ten tunes with tune sheet 13 cm height, 52 cm width, 18 cm depth $1,500-2,500

69 A SMALL LEVER WIND MUSIC BOX ETOUFFOIRS EN ACIER, 19TH CENTURY No. 6417. Wood case with string inlay to front and top. 12 cm cylinder x 4 cm diameter. Four tunes with tune sheet. 12 cm height, 32 cm width, 19 cm depth $600-800

68 A KEY WIND MUSIC BOX 19TH CENTURY No. 26627 BB&C. Wood case with string inlay lid. 42.5 cm cylinder x 5.5 cm diameter. Twelve tunes with tune sheet. 14 cm height, 60 cm width, 17 cm depth $2,000-4,000

70 A SMALL LEVER WIND MUSIC BOX 19TH CENTURY Wood case with painted scene on lid of three children on a goat drawn carriage. 11 cm long cylinder x 3 cm diameter. Four tune with tune sheet 11 cm height, 18 cm width, 16 cm depth $500-700

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71 A SMALL OVAL WOODEN CLOCK BASE 19TH CENTURY Encasing a music box 7 cm height, 27 cm width, 14 cm depth $300-500 72 A LEVER WIND MUSIC BOX 19TH CENTURY String and panel inlay to lid, sides and front. 28 cm long cylinder x 5.5 cm diameter. Eight tunes with tune sheet 20 cm height, 60 cm width, 27 cm depth $2,000-4,000 73 A WOOD CASED BARREL ORGAN 19TH CENTURY $500-700 74 AN AMERICAN SYMPHONION MUSIC BOX CIRCA 1900 Eighteen and one half inch upright music box. Coin operated 114 cm height, 65 cm width, 38 cm depth $4,000-6,000

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75 A BARREL ORGAN CIRCA 1900 Mahogany cased, hand cranked house barrel organ with one extra interchangeable barrel 112 cm height, 76 cm width, 37 cm depth $4,000-6,000

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76 A CHAMBER ORGAN DAVRANVILLE, FRANCE, CIRCA 1837 A rectangular mahogany cabinet with a pair of glazed doors to the upper section, providing access to the organ above a pair of blind panelled doors to the lower section. Behind the lower doors three full width drawers each with holders for two music barrels for the organ. Music mainly by Rossini. Weight driven movement with spiral action controlling bellows and supplying air to thirty two wooden pipes. 212 cm height, 103 cm width, 53 cm depth $25,000-35,000

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77 FRENCH TWO COIN OPERATED SINGING BIRDS CIRCA 1900 Two birds in gilded cage with wooden base 59 cm height, 25 cm width, 25 cm depth $3,000-4,000

79 A FRENCH SINGING BIRD CLOCK CIRCA 1900 Three singing birds in a gilded cage with twist glass waterfall into mirror pond. Bird in tree singing while birds on the ground are feeding and drinking from pond. Gilt wood base with French striking eight day clock. White enamel dial to base. 61 cm height, 41 cm width, 24 cm depth $5,000-7,000 48

78 TWO FRENCH SINGING BIRDS BONTHAM, CIRCA 1900 Coin operated singing birds in gilded cage 67 cm height, 26 cm width, 26 cm depth $2,000-3,000

80 A FRENCH GLASS CASED AUTOMATON CIRCA 1900 Village scene with music box in base, all beneath a glass dome 59 cm height, 44 cm width, 21 cm depth $600-800


81 AN AUTOMATON 19TH CENTURY Scene with boat and village. The ebonized base with music box all cased under plastic dome in two pieces 61 cm height, 56 cm width, 29 cm depth $600-800

83 A FRENCH NOVELTY AUTOMATON, ‘THE PAINTER’ 19TH CENTURY Modelled as a painter with the head of a monkey, painting at an easel. Ebonised oval base with glass dome 66 cm height, 47 cm width, 24 cm depth $5,000-6,000

82 A GERMAN BLACK FOREST AUTOMATON CLOCK, ‘THE DRINKER’ 19TH CENTURY Striking clock with miniature oval wine barrel for case. Autometer figure sitting on top of barrel, drinking during the strike 47 cm height, 30 cm width, 21 cm depth $1,000-2,000

84 A MUSICAL ACROBAT AUTOMATA ON LADDER 20TH CENTURY The harlequin acrobat raised his arms and legs in several movements 62 cm height, 27 cm width, 24 cm depth $6,000-8,000

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85 A FRENCH MUSICAL AUTOMATON, ‘THE MONK’ JEAN MARIE PHALIBOIS, CIRCA 1890 Mechanical piece under dome representing a monk or hermit seated in grotto decorated with religious symbols. When music plays, the figure stands upright and then kneels at the altar in front of him. The left hand of the figure moves with two actions. The right hand has six movements enabling the figure to cross himself and pray at various times with nodding of head and movement of mouth. All performance takes place with hymns being played on a four tune musical box. At the end of the music the figure stands and then seats itself on the rock seat. 81 cm height, 56 cm width, 35 cm depth $30,000-40,000

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86 AN EARLY ENGLISH MARQUETRY LONG CASE CLOCK JOHN SUDELL, ROCHESTER, CIRCA 1690 The walnut and marquetry flat topped hood with ebonised barley twist columns, convex throat moulding above the rectangular trunk door inlaid with bird and floral marquetry within ‘D’ ended panels and within ebonised moulding. The base inlaid with floral marquetry standing on bun feet. Gilt surround to door lenticle. The square dial plate signed John Suddell - Rochester on lower edge of chapter ring which has Roman and Arabic numerals. The matted centre with ringed winding holes and decorated calendar aperture. Silvered seconds ring above centre arbour. The chapter ring flanked by crown and cherub spandrel in each corner of dial plate. The movement with five ring turned knopped pillars, bell striking with inside countwheel eight day duration, bell striking and an anchor escapement. 208 cm height, 48 cm width, 26 cm depth $20,000-30,000

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87 AN ENGLISH LONG CASE CLOCK EDWARD RUNDELL, NORTON ST PHILLIPS, CIRCA 1710 The hood with inverted bell topped caddy with turned columns to the hood door. The trunk with full length door flanked by quarter reeded columns, standing on the base which has canted corners. Shallow plinth to front and sides of base. A 30.5cm square brass dial plate with wheatear engraved borders, applied silvered brass Roman and Arabic chapter ring with subsidiary seconds dial above centre arbour and calendar aperture below. Dial centre matted with ringed winding holes. The centre ring flanked with cherub and crown spandrels. The weight driven movement of one month duration striking the hours on a bell 226 cm height, 56 cm width, 29 cm depth $15,000-25,000

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88 AN ENGLISH LONG CASE CLOCK J W BENSON, LUDGATE HILL, CIRCA 1865 Mahogany framed case, glazed to front and sides, three quarter length door flanked by Corinthian columns. The case mounted on deep plinth base with inset panels. The lower part of the case enclosed with decorative inset panels. The 30.5 cm diameter brass dial with Roman numerals, signed J. W. Benson 62-64 Ludgate Hill, by special warrant to Her Majesty. The three train weight driven movement of one month duration playing Westminster chime or chiming on eight bells with anchor escapement 213.3 cm height, 66 cm width, 54 cm depth $8,000-10,000

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89 A GERMAN FLOOR STANDING REGULATOR CLOCK, ‘TRUE TIME’ The mahogany case with glass sides and door. Time only weight driven movement. Ebonized wood pendulum rod with large brass bob. White enamel dial with subsidiary seconds dial set above centre 227 cm height, 56 cm width, 29 cm depth $5,000-7,000

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90 A WEIGHT DRIVEN MASTER LONG CASE REGULATOR CLOCK MAGNETA, LONDON The mahogany case with glazed door to upper section, fixed hood with shallow arch to top, stepped plinth base below glazed door. The painted dial signed Magneta- London. The movement of eight day duration with single weight driving the escapement through a remontoir system whilst driving a magneto to be impulsed each minute with such speed as to generate enough power to power sixty salve clocks. Side wound movement 288 cm height, 51 cm width, 30 cm depth $4,000-6,000


91 A BELGIUM LONG CASE CLOCK CIRCA 1790 The oak hood with a flat top, the trunk with carved decoration to full length door, raised on a plinth base. The convex porcelain dial with decorative brass hands and Arabic numerals. Huygens type movement with 30 hour single weight driven going and striking trains, anchor escapement, seconds pendulum, count wheel strike, chain driven. 240 cm height, 42 cm width, 30 cm depth $3,000-5,000

92 A FRENCH COMPTOISE WALL CLOCK P. ROQUES VILLEREAL, 19TH CENTURY The rectangular metal case with decorative pressed brass surround. The crest of sunburst design with stylized cornucopia on each side. The circular white enamel dial with Roman numerals, the chapter signed P. Roques- Villereal. The two train, weight driven movement of one month duration striking the hours on a bell. Verge escapement and rack striking with gridiron pendulum and large brass bob 42 cm height, 25 cm width, 15 cm depth $1,000-2,000

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93 A FRENCH COMPTOISE CLOCK CHEYMOL, CASTILLION, CIRCA 1850 The oval metal case with decorative pressed brass surround. The circular white enamel dial with Roman numerals, the chapter signed Cheymol freres- a Castillon. The two train, weight driven movement of one month duration striking the hours on a bell. The movement with verge escapement and rack striking. Movement with gridiron pendulum and large brass bob 114 cm height, 37 cm width, 16 cm depth $1,000-2,000

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94 AN ENGLISH FLOOR STANDING REGULATOR CLOCK DRUMMOND, GLASGOW The dome top case with single glazed door to trunk. The circular silvered dial with Arabic numerals and subsidary dial for seconds. The dial signed R. Drummond-Glasgow. Deadbeat escapement. $6,000-8,000


95 AN ENGLISH FLOOR STANDING REGULATOR CLOCK CONDLIFF, LIVERPOOL, CIRCA 1800 The mahogany case, shallow break arch hood with stepped block crest and sphere finial. The case with glazed door and champhered front corners as per hood. The clock standing on rectangular plinth. The circular silvered regulator dial signed Jos Newton- Liverpool- late-W. Newman. The eight day movement with substantial plates with screwed pillars. The wheel train with six spoke crossings, deadbeat escapement. The pendulum suspended from a bracket on the backboard, the steel rod pendulum terminating in a steel stirrup holding a mercury filled sealed glass jar swinging against a calibrated beatscale on the backboard with six spoke pulley and brass cased weight 208 cm height, 46 cm width, 25 cm depth $10,000-15,000

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96 A FRENCH FLOOR STANDING REGULATOR CLOCK Time only with large grid iron pendulum. Arch top mahogany case with glass door. Sweep seconds to circular gilt dial and silvered numeral ring 194 cm height, 56 cm width, 23 cm depth $5,000-6,000

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97 A FLOOR STANDING REGULATOR DAVID FALKS & CO, MANCHESTER With domed top and silvered dial. Zinc compensating pendulum. The dial signed David Falks & Co.- Manchester 195 cm height, 56 cm width, 27 cm depth $8,000-12,000

98 A GERMAN MAHOGANY MUSICAL LONG CASE CLOCK White enamel domed dial with Arabic numerals and sweep seconds hand. Secondary musical movement playing on bells. 221 cm height, 53 cm width, 25 cm depth $8,000-10,000


99 A GERMAN LONG CASE ORGAN CLOCK RETAILED BY G. PRINGLE, EDINBURGH, CIRCA 1820 The mahogany, Gothic style case with crenelated top to hood with arched apertures to each side of hood. The glazed hood door flanked by turned columns above trunk with full length door, dropping to ogee moulded shoulders above base. A 35.5 cm diameter circular painted dial, with centre sweep seconds and calendar work, signed G. Pringle- Edinburgh. An eight day, weight driven movement with a dead beat escapement. The Black Forest organ movement complete with wooded pipes. Full length opening trunk door on plinth base 275 cm height, 67 cm width, 36 cm depth $8,000-12,000

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100 A GEORGE II MUSICAL ORGAN BRACKET CLOCK CHARLES CLAY, LONDON, CIRCA 1735 The large mahogany bell topped case with five gilt brass urn finials at each corner of the case and one located centrally on small reeded plinth. The case with full length pierced side frets with a pair of pierced gilt brass sound frets to the top corners of arched front door. Stop fluted front corners to full height door. Moulded vase supported on gilt brass feet. The arched painted dial with allegorical scenes and automotive figures operated by movement. A smaller break arch, silver framed dial located centrally in the painted dial. The clock with Roman and Arabic chapter ring framed by silver mounts and pierced door spandrels. Above the chapter ring are two subsidiary dials for rise and fall regulation and pendulum lock. Below centre arbour a curved calendar aperture, engraved day disc in arch. The two train eight day fusee movement with verge escapement and hour, bell striking. The organ plays on seventeen oak stopped pipes plus seventeen octave stopped pipes and seventeen shaded. The organ with 20.8 cm diameter wooden barrel, 30.5 cm long and plays nine tunes. Movement with one speed regulator to the movement and three stop selector slides. 109 cm high, 60.8 cm wide, 46 cm deep PROVENANCE: Purchased from ‘Barometers, Fine Clocks & Watches, Christie’s, London, October 7th 1981, lot 98 LITERATURE: For articles relating to Clay’s works, please see: Country life, ‘Musical clocks by Charles Clay’, April 21, 1950 Clocks magazine, ‘Horological Amphibians’, December 1981, pages 22-23 The Charles Clay Musical Clock, Tyron Palace Fall 2010, pages 6-10 Country Life, ‘The Ingenious Mr Clay’, December 31, 1948, pages 1378 & 1379 OTHER NOTES: Charles Clay, born Flockton, Yorkshire, at the end of the 17th century, established in London by 1720 and clockmaker to his Majesty’s Board of Works from 1723 to his death in 1740. In 1716 he petitioned Parliament unsuccessfully for a patent on a repeating watch mechanism but was opposed by Daniel Quare who was supported by the London Clock-makers’ Company. In May 1736 Clay exhibited a musical clock to the King and Queen of England, and Queen Charlotte was sufficiently impressed to order 50 guineas to be spent on tickets for the impending raffle for the clock. $40,000-50,000

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101 AN ENGLISH MUSICAL AUTOMATA BRACKET CLOCK CIRCA 1780 The ebonised case, with an inverted bell top, inset with four brass caryatids, and five acorn finials, Engraved back plate, striking on eight bells, with fusee movement and pull repeat. Brass pierced side frets. All apertures brass bound. Automation above dial showing shipping scene 59 cm height, 38 cm width, 26 cm depth $10,000-20,000

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102 A GEORGE III MUSICAL BRACKET CLOCK EARDLEY NORTON, LONDON, CIRCA 1785 The case of break arch form, surmounted by a square gilt dressed platform with a swag decorated cupola, finished with a gilt finial, similar finials on the corner of the dome platform and on corners of the case. The case mounted with female and floral caryatids to each corner. The door sides of serpentine form with rectangular brass bound glass side panels, each surmounted by brass carrying handle. The moulded base standing on acanthus scroll feet. The break arch dial with silvered chapter ring, and with Roman and Arabic numerals. Two smaller dials above, one indicating the six tunes, the other chime/not chime. The painted arch depicting an 18th century social setting with two musicians playing instruments, three observing and one person dancing a jig 68 cm height, 41 cm width, 30 cm depth $10,000-20,000

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103 A GEORGE III MUSICAL BRACKET CLOCK J THWAITES, LONDON, CIRCA 1811 The mahogany brass lined bell top case with Rococo finials, each angle mounted with brass herms trailing leafy buds. The sides with brass handles above foliate case sound frets with quarter frets to the brass lined front and rear doors. The moulded base raised on leafy scroll cast brass feet. The enamel one piece dial with two smaller subsidiary dials in break arch, and strike/not strike and the tune selector dial. Main dial with Roman and Arabic chapter ring, signed J. Thwaites- London- No. 4763. Blued steel hands throughout. The triple fusee movement with verge escapement, hour striking on bell, the music playing on twelve bells on a six tune musical barrel. The glass inset rear door opening to a rectangular plate engraved with scrolling foliage 70 cm height, 40 cm width, 30 cm depth PROVENANCE: ‘Important Clocks’, Christie’s London, July 11, 2003 OTHER NOTES: John Thwaites was a prolific Clockmaker and made a large number of clock movements for the well known Clockmakers of the time including Dutton, Allam, Barraud and Debois. John Thwaites was Master of the Clockmakers Company in 1815, 1819 and 1820. $10,000-20,000

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104 A GEORGE III BRACKET CLOCK HENRY JEFFEREYS, LONDON, CIRCA 1795 Ebonised bell topped case with cast brass handle central to the bell top. Four cast brass urn finials to the top four corners of the case. Brass trimmed door, circular and rectangular glazed side panels to each side of case. Case standing on moulded base raised on cast brass bracket feet. The silvered brass dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, circular calendar aperture and blue steel hands. The dial signed Henry Jeffereys - London with windmill and dog automata in the arch. Eight day, twin fusee movement with verge escapement, hour striking on bell mounted over movement. Backplate well engraved with foliate scrolls and bird motif 52 cm height, 28 cm width, 19 cm depth $8,000-12,000

105 A FRENCH LOUIS XIV BOULLE CLOCK* GILLES MARTINOT, PARIS, CIRCA 1710 Of religeuse form with tortoiseshell and brass inlay. The top of the case surmounted by four gilt urns enclosing a cushion moulded galleried top. The arched gilt brass trimmed door flanked by gilt brass garlands draped down the canted front corners. The fully glazed door decorated at its base with an applied decorative gilt mount of Louis XIV’s head with a sunburst top. The rectangular moulded base supported on gilt brass feet of upper female forms with scroll bases. The dial with enamel plaque numerals and blue steel hands. The month duration, two train, going barrel movement with verge escapement, striking the hours and half hour on a bell. Back plate with engraved Gilles Martinot a Paris 71 cm height, 44 cm width, 20 cm depth OTHER NOTES: Gilles Martinot (1658-1726) was a French Royal clockmaker to Louis XIV, a member of the famous clockmaker family Martinot $6,000-8,000

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106 A LATE GEORGE III TURKISH MARKET BRACKET CLOCK THOMAS DEAN, LONDON, CIRCA 1825 The case of green Vernis martin with painted floral decoration. On top of the case a central faceted crystal dome mounted on a raised block trimmed with a brass gallery. Above the crystal dome a tapering gilt brass sphere with a smaller spherical mount. Similar mounts to each corner of the case. The sides of the case with gilt brass frets with brass handles above. The gilt brass trimmed front door with serpentine sides. The case decorated to each corner with gilt brass caryatids and raised on gilt brass scroll feet. The break arch silvered dial with Roman & Arabic numerals and blue steel hands. Dial signed Thos Dean- 25 Dempsey street- Commerical Road- London. Silent strike in arch with engraved corners to each dial. Eight day, twin fusee, bell striking movement with anchor escapement. 72 cm height, 35 cm width, 20 cm depth $8,000-12,000

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107 A FRENCH BOULLE BRACKET CLOCK* KYNDEREN, PARIS, CIRCA 1710 The straight sided case veneered with tortoiseshell and inlaid in brass. The cresting surmounted by a cockerel. The glazed front door trimmed with ormolu swags and a duck mount to lower door. The clock standing on tapering matching wall bracket decorated in similar fashion. The twelve piece enamel cartouche dial with foliate chased centre with winding aperture below centre arbour. Verge escapement, timepiece, month going with pull repeat on three bells. The rectangular brass back plate signed Kynderen- Paris 49 cm height, 21 cm width, 12 cm depth $6,000-8,000

108 A LOUIS XV BRACKET CLOCK* CIRCA 1750 The waisted case veneered with green stained tortoiseshell and mounted with gilt brass Rococo cresting. The case outlined with foliate mounts standing on decorative scroll feet. The one piece circular dial with main numerals in Roman style with five minute numerals in Arabic fashion. Twin going barrel movement, verge escapement, eight day duration, hour striking on bell, rack operated 56 cm height, 35 cm width, 15 cm depth $6,000-8,000

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109 AN ENGLISH BRACKET CLOCK GEORGE CLARKE, LEADER HALL, SOUTH LONDON, CIRCA 1787 Black chinoiserie bell top case. Time strike fusee movement with pull repeat on 6 bells. Break arch dial with strike silent to arch. Date and pendulum aperture above dial centre 56 cm height, 20 cm width, 31 cm depth $8,000-12,000

110 A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BALLOON CLOCK FRANCIS PERIGAL, LONDON ROYAL EXCHANGE, CIRCA 1795 In a fine mahogany balloon shaped case, surmounted by a pagoda top with a flame finial. The case supported by a plinth base and raised on four cast brass bracket feet, with the four sides of the plinth decorated with applied frets. The case decorated with boxwood stringing and a panel in the base. The rear door set with perforated grille. Eight day twin fusee movement with anchor escapement and bob pendulum. Bell striking on the hour. The white enamel convex dial with matching hands is inscribed Francis Perigal- Royal Exchange - London 45 cm height, 24 cm width, 18 cm depth OTHER NOTES: The Perigal family had three generations of clockmakers, each with the christian name Francis. He was a member of the Clockmakers Company in 1781, Master of Clockmakers Company in 1806 and is also recorded as Watchmaker to the King. $8,000-12,000

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111 A GEORGE III MAHOGANY ENGLISH BRACKET CLOCK J. JACKSON, LONDON AND BRISTOL, CIRCA 1790 The mahogany bell topped case with vasiform finial to centre of bell top, and four others located at top corners of the case, also decorated with female caryatids and trailing flower mounts to canted front corners, break arch side frets of gilt sunburst design. The case decorated with applied scroll leaf gilt decoration to a moulded base supported on gilt brass bracket feet. Break arch enamel dial signed J. Jackson- Bristol and London. Calendar aperture below centre arbour. The twin fusee, bell striking, eight-day spring driven movement with anchor escapement and maintaining power beating half seconds. 61 cm height, 38 cm width, 22 cm depth $8,000-12,000

112 A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BRACKET CLOCK JOHN MEEK, LONDON, CIRCA 1820 The mahogany pagoda topped case with finials to each corner above a moulded cornice. Fish scale side frets to each side with gilt brass ring handles above. The base standing on four ball feet. the painted dial with strike/silent and fast/slow dials in arch, signed John Meek- London. The three train fusee movement with anchor escapement chiming the quarters on eight bells and striking the hours on a further bell 71 cm height, 38 cm width, 26 cm depth $6,000-8,000

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113 AN ENGLISH MAHOGANY BRACKET CLOCK W PHILIP, EDINBURGH The Regency gadroon top case surmounted by an acorn finial. Circular domed painted dial with domed glass bezel. The dial signed W. Philip- Edinburgh 52 cm height, 31 cm width, 18 cm depth $3,000-4,000

114 A EARLY VICTORIAN BRACKET CLOCK W. BOYLE, CHEAPSIDE, LONDON, CIRCA 1845 Rectangular mahogany framed four glass case, the front case supports champhered and inlaid with brass. The case on ogee moulded plinth to front and sides standing on flattened bun feet. The square silvered brass dial and mask, dial engraved with Roman numerals and signed W.BoyleCheapside- London. The eight day, twin fusee, bell striking movement with anchor escapement. 35 cm height, 24 cm width, 16 cm depth $5,000-6,000

115 A SMALL ELMWOOD BRACKET CLOCK JAMES MUIRHEAD, GLASGOW, CIRCA 1840 Rectangular mahogany framed four glass case, with a silvered dial, signed James Muirhead- 90 Buchanan st, Glasgow, no. 553. Eight day fusee movement , striking on gong 21 cm height, 17 cm width, 14 cm depth OTHER NOTES: Watchmaker to the Queen 1817-1841 $3,000-5,000

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116 A GEORGE III TABLE REGULATOR CLOCK CIRCA 1810 The break arch case with three brass trimmed rectangular glass panels set into the top of the arch. Circular cast brass bezel with brass inset panels above the dial and two brass inset panels below dial. Brass carrying handles to each side above brass bound glass side panels. The moulded base on brass bracket feet. The circular silvered brass dial with seconds dial above centre arbour having engraved Roman numerals. The three train fusee movement with deadbeat escapement, maintaining power is of eight day duration, quarter chiming on eight bells with two tunes selected at rear. With rhomboid pendulum 47 cm height, 36 cm width, 24 cm depth $5,000-8,000

117 AN ENGLISH BRACKET CLOCK ALLEN, LONDON Regency ebonized bell top case with gilt feet and dial quarter frets. Circular domed enamel dial, signed Allen- London, with domed glass bezel. Eight day fusee movement. The brass backplate also signed Allen 40 cm height, 28 cm width, 19 cm depth $4,000-6,000

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118 A SMALL GEORGE II EBONIZED BRACKET CLOCK THOMAS NORRIS, LONDON, CIRCA 1735-45 Oak ebonised, fruitwood with inverted bell topped case with brass carrying handle. The glazed side panels with quarter frets to the front door, the moulded base on bracket feet. The glazed back door opening to a rectangular brass backplate engraved with foliate scrolls. The break arch dial with pierced blue steel hands, applied silver chapter ring and spandrels to the corners. Alarm set to centre arbour with calendar aperture below. Signed Thomas- Norris- London to chapter ring. Verge escapement twin barrel and fusee movement, with gut lines and rack striking on bell. Pull repeat mechanism striking on set of six nested bells. 40cm overall including handle raised $15,000-25,000

119 A WILLIAM AND MARY BRACKET CLOCK JAMES MARKWICK, LONDON, CIRCA 1690 The ebonised case with pierced gilt metal basket top centred by a cast brass carrying handle. Stylized finials to the four top corners of the case. Glazed side panels raised on a moulded base and ebony block feet. The square brass dial plate with silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring and blue steel hands. The matted centre with ringed winding holes and engraved decoration to the calendar aperture. The chapter ring flanked by cherub head spandrels. The twin fusee, eight day going and bell striking movement with verge escapement. Small bob pendulum. Pull repeat on three bells can be manually operated by push bar. The rectangular backplate profusely engraved with foliate scrolls around central reserve bearing the signature Jacobus Markwick - Londini 38 cm height, 29 cm width, 17 cm depth OTHER NOTES: James Markwick was free of the Clockmakers’ Company in 1666 and is known to have worked at the Royal Exchange until circa 1705. His son, also named James was free of the Clockmakers’ Company in 1692 and was appointed Master in 1720. $20,000-30,000

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120 A WILLIAM III BASKET TOP BRACKET CLOCK JAMES MARKWICK, LONDON, CIRCA 1705 The ebonised case with repousse work to gilt metal double bracket top. The corners mounted with gilded brass urn finials. Cast handles to the sides, above glazed panels. The front door applied with further gilt mounts to all four faces. The moulded base raised on block feet. The square dial with winged cherub spandrels and blue steel hands to silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring. Calendar aperture and ringed winding holes, the former with engraved border decoration. Eight-day movement with twin fusees, ringed pillars, bob pendulum and verge escapement. Hour striking on bell and pull repeat on six bells. Rectangular brass plate engraved with foliate designs around a central cartouche with Markwick-Londini engraved within. 44 cm height, 27 cm width, 18 cm depth OTHER NOTES: James Markwick was free of the Clockmakers’ Company in 1666 and is known to have worked at the Royal Exchange until circa 1705. His son, also named James was free of the Clockmakers’ Company in 1692 and appointed Master in 1720. $25,000-35,000

121 A GEORGE III BRACKET CLOCK JOHN HOLMES, LONDON, CIRCA 1800 The brass lined shallow break arch ebonised case with handle to the triple pad top, glazed, brass rimmed panels to each side. The circular enamel dial with inner Roman numerals and an outer minute ring with Arabic numerals at five minute intervals. The dial with pierced blued steel hands. Foliate spandrels and enamel strike silent dial in the arch. The rear winding movement with verge escapement, twin barrels and fusees with gut lines and rack striking on a bell. The rectangular backplate with champhered top corners. Profusely engraved with exotic birds and foliage around a cartouche signed John Holmes - London 26 cm height, 19 cm width, 15 cm depth $10,000-20,000

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122 A GEORGE I BRACKET CLOCK W. WEBSTER, EXCHANGE ALLEY, LONDON, CIRCA 1720 The ebonised inverted bell top case with brass handle, brass trimmed glazed side panels and door. The case on a moulded base with pad feet. The brass break arch dial with well pierced blue steel hands and strike silent in the arch. Crown and scepter spandrels to a silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring. Silver cartouche below centre arbour signed W. Webster - Exchange Alley - London. The rectangular backplate elaborately engraved with foliate scrolls and signed on a reserve W. Webster - Exchange Alley - London. Twin fusee, eight day going bell striking movement with verge escapement. Triple repeat mechanism to strike. 37 cm height, 19 cm width, 15 cm depth PROVENANCE: Purchased from ‘Important Clocks’, Christies, July 5th 2002 $25,000-35,000

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123 A GEORGE II BRACKET CLOCK WILLIAM WEBSTER, CHANGE ALLEY, LONDON, CIRCA 1755 The mahogany bell top case with gilt brass urn finials, one to centre of bell top, the others to the four corners of the case. Brass trimmed glazed side panels to the case with brass carrying handles above. Brass trimmed front door, moulded base to case standing on brass bracket feet. The brass dial with foliate spandrels to a silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring, matted centre with square calendar aperture below centre arbour. Blued steel hands. The arch with subsidiary silvered rings for strike/ silent and rise and fall and signed W. Webster Change Alley - London on a silvered plaque located in the arch. The backplate engraved with leafy scrolls around the signature and pendulum lock. The twin fusee movement with pivoted verge escapement and pull repeat mechanism on six bell and hour striking on single bell. 50 cm height, 28 cm width, 20 cm depth $20,000-25,000

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124 A VICTORIAN GOTHIC BRACKET CLOCK I MORRISON, LONDON, CIRCA 1865 The case of Gothic style, walnut veneered with three spires to stepped top of case. The arched door with scalloped top flanked to each side with cluster columns. The case decorated to front and sides with inset Gothic panels. The whole clock mounted on original bracket. The one piece silvered dial with Roman numerals engraved to dial corners, also engraved slow/fast, strike/silent around arbours in dial arch. The dial signed I. Morrison- 27 Packington St- London. The three train, eight day going, fusee movement with anchor escapement chiming the quarters on eight bells 80 cm height, 50 cm width, 30 cm depth $10,000-20,000

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125 A GEORGE III BRACKET CLOCK JOSEPH SARGENT, CIRCA 1795 Mahogany bell top case with gilt brass handle to centre of bell top, glazed panels to the sides, brass trimmed front door and gilt brass caryatids to front corners of the case. The moulded base raised on gilt brass bracket feet. The 16.5 cm wide brass dial with pierced blue steel hands, pierced spandrels to a silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring with a recessed bell-shaped cartouche signed Jos Sargent Jermyn Street St James above the centre arbour. The centre finely matted with calendar aperture. Alarm disc to the centre arbour. Eight day, bell striking, twin fusee movement with verge escapement and rack striking to hours and quarters, ting tang on two bells. Pull activated alarm mechanism. 53 cm height, 30 cm width, 19 cm depth $8,000-12,000

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126 AN ENGLISH DIAL CLOCK JOSEPH SARGENT, JERMYN STREET, LONDON, CIRCA 1870 The mahogany framed circular dial with Roman numerals, signed Jos Sargent- Jermyn StreetLondon to centre. Single fusee movement with anchor escapement 46 cm height, 41 cm width, 17 cm depth $2,000-4,000 127 A SCOTTISH MAHOGANY WALL CLOCK JAMES MUIRHEAD, GLASGOW, CIRCA 1835 The mahogany case with drumhead hood with shell and scroll carvings at junction of trunk and hood. Brass bezel, full length opening glazed door, double backboard to conceal driving weights. The one piece silvered dial with Roman chapter ring singed James Muirhead Glasgow. The two weight, eight day going, anchor escapement movement, gong striking on the hour. The pendulum rod of wood with cylindrical bob 130 cm height, 38 cm diameter dial, 20 cm depth $5,000-7,000 128 A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY ENGLISH DIAL CLOCK J CUTMORE, ST ANN’S LANE ST MARTINS LE GRAND CITY, CIRCA 1855 Twelve sided mahogany case with rectangular box behind secured to the bezel with four tapered wooden pegs. Circular 30.5 cm diameter painted dial with Roman numerals, and signed Cutmore- St Ann’s Lane St Martin’s Le Grand- City. Winding hole below centre arbour, anchor escapement with heavy flattened brass pendulum. Eight day gong. 41 cm diameter, 17 cm depth $1,000-2,000

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129 A COUNTRY OAK WALL CLOCK PETER BONER REDLINCH Square case on wall bracket. Brass front plate with spandrels and silvered dial. Weight driven 70 cm height, 39 cm width, 21 cm depth $1,000-2,000

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130 A LARGE ENGLISH DIAL CLOCK EVANS & SON, BIRMINGHAM, LONDON Eight day fusee movement. Painted dial. Wood dial surround 72 cm diameter, 20 cm depth $2,000-3,000 131 AN ENGLISH MAHOGANY DROP DIAL WALL CLOCK CHAS LEMMON, CHURCH STREET, CROYDON Painted dial. Time only fusee movement. Glass pendulum aperture to trunk with brass inlay and aperture surround 50 cm height, 38 cm width, 15 cm depth $1,000-2,000 129 132 A DOUBLE DIAL HANGING FRENCH CLOCK Gilt dial case with enamel Roman plaque numerals 53 cm height, 33 cm width, 15 cm depth $1,500-2,500 133 A GEORGE III MAHOGANY TRUNK DIAL CLOCK JOHN WOOD, GRANTHAM, CIRCA 1775 The mahogany dial bezel, long drop trunk with carved ears locating dial bezel to trunk. Well figured veneers to trunk which has a chisel bottom. Heavy cast brass bezel with convex glass. The 33 cm silvered brass dial, with Roman and Arabic numerals, signed John Wood - Grantham. Single weight timepiece movement of eight day duration with anchor escapement 129 cm height, 42 cm diameter, 24 cm depth $4,000-6,000 133 134 A SWISS MADE PENDULUM CLOCK The small circular dial set into a painted black board. Weight driven movement 34 cm height, 34 cm width, 20 cm depth $2,000-4,000 135 A DIAL WALL CLOCK WILLIAM KNIGHT, WEST MARDEN, CIRCA 1780 The silvered dial Roman numerals for hours and Arabic for mintues, signed Knight- West Marden. Housed in new case, double fusee movement with verge escapement 52 cm height, 30 cm width, 19 cm depth $4,000-6,000 136 A WEIGHT DRIVEN MASTER CLOCK INTERNATIONAL, 20TH CENTURY The wooden case with a glazed fronted door. The circular dial with Arabic numerals and a sudsidary dial for seconds. Electric impulsing $1,000-2,000 130

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141 A FORTIN STICK BAROMETER IN SILVERED CASE CIRCA 1840 112 cm height, 6 cm diameter $1,000-2,000

146 A SWISS WATCHMAKERS WHEEL CUTTING ENGINE WITH ASSOCIATED TOOLING 19TH CENTURY $600-800

138 A MINIATURE WALL CLOCK WITH PORCELAIN DIAL The embossed brass back plate inset with circular dial. Weight driven by chain 24 cm height, 10 cm width, 7 cm depth $200-400

142 A SMALL SWISS WATCHMAKERS LATHE 19TH CENTURY $600-800

147 A SMALL SWISS WATCHMAKERS LATHE 19TH CENTURY $500-700

143 A SMALL SWISS WATCHMAKERS LATHE 19TH CENTURY $600-800

148 A SMALL SWISS WATCHMAKERS WHEEL CUTTING ENGINE 19TH CENTURY $1,000-2,000

139 AN AMERICAN CALENDAR MANTLE CLOCK ITHACA CALENDAR CLOCK CO., NEW YORK Two train striking on bell. Grass circular aperture to lower case showing date, day & month 53 cm height, 26 cm width, 14 cm depth $500-700 140 A GENTLEMAN’S ANEROID BAROMETER IN FITTED LEATHER CASE $300-400

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144 A SMALL SWISS WATCHMAKERS LATHE 19TH CENTURY $600-800 145 A SMALL SWISS WATCHMAKERS MANDREL LATHE 19TH CENTURY $600-800

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151 AN ENAMELLED ADVERTISING SIGN T. GAUNT, ROYAL ARCADE, MELBOURNE Reading T.Gaunt, Watchmaker, Jeweller & Optician14 Bourke street east, Royal Arcade, Melbourne-The only watch manufacturer in the Australian Colonies 110 cm height, 60 cm width $1,000-2,000 152 A HUON PINE FRAMED WALL CLOCK LATE 19TH CENTURY The Huon pine case with ebonised surround. The dial with Roman numerals. OTHER NOTES: Built by Victoria Railways, situated on Bungaree station which controlled the lines from Ballarat to Melbourne and Melbourne to Geelong $8,000-12,000 153 A LARGE AUSTRALIAN RAILWAY CLOCK MELBOURNE, CIRCA 1880 The circular cast iron dial surround with top hinged case iron bezel, wooden trunk with chisel base, front opening door. The dial signed New South Wales Railways, originally from Forbes Station. Eight day weight driven timepiece movement, with anchor escapement and seconds beating pendulum 235 cm height, 116 cm width, 31 cm depth $6,000-8,000

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154 AN AUSTRALIAN HANGING CLOCK CHARLES FERDINAND LUDWIG FALCK, MELBOURNE Two sided carved two dial hanging clock. The dial signed C. F. Falck- Watchmaker, a plaque under the dial reading ‘True Time’ OTHER NOTES: German born, Charles Falck, was trained in the art of watchmaking, in which he developed a mechanical ingenuity. He, like many others was drawn to Australia by the Gold Rush and arrived in Adelaide in 1854. He soon after settled in Melbourne, and then in 1862 he moved to Beechworth, where he commenced his own business as a watchmaker and gold buyer. His skill in practical horology was evinced in a clock of his own design and manufacture, which was exhibited at the first Melbourne Exhibition in 1856, and which afterwards, formed a prominent attraction in the window of his business on Ford street. Falck also filled the position of timekeeper at the Beechworth Racing Club $5,000-7,000

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155 A GOLDEN EAGLE SWINGING WALL CLOCK CHARLES FERDINAND LUDWIG FALCK, MELBOURNE, CIRCA 1855 The silvered dial signed C. F .Falck- MelbourneExhibited Melbourne 1856, within a reeded gilt brass sunburst surround. The whole suspended by a carved gilt wood eagle with outstretched wings. Eight day fusee movement with dead beat escapement wound from the front. 37 cm height, 43 cm width, 13 cm depth (Dial) EXHIBITIONS: This clock won a gold medal in the Victorian Industrial Society’s Exhibition, held on November 26th 1856 in the Exhibition building OTHER NOTES: German born, Charles Falck, was trained in the art of watchmaking, in which he developed a mechanical ingenuity. He, like many others was drawn to Australia by the Gold Rush and arrived in Adelaide in 1854. He soon after settled in Melbourne, and then in 1862 he moved to Beechworth, where he commenced his own business as a watchmaker and gold buyer. His skill in practical horology was evinced in a clock of his own design and manufacture, which was exhibited at the first Melbourne Exhibition in 1856, and which afterwards, formed a prominent attraction in the window of his business on Ford street. Falck also filled the position of timekeeper at the Beechworth Racing Club $15,000-25,000

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156 A GOLDEN EAGLE SWINGING WALL CLOCK CHARLES FERDINAND LUDWIG FALCK, MELBOURNE, CIRCA 1870 The silvered dial signed C. F .Falck- Melbourne, within a reeded gilt brass sunburst surround. The whole suspended by a carved gilt wood eagle with outstretched wings. Eight day fusee movement with dead beat escapement wound from the front. 76 cm height, 80 cm width, 13 cm depth (Dial) OTHER NOTES: German born, Charles Falck, was trained in the art of watchmaking, in which he developed a mechanical ingenuity. He, like many others was drawn to Australia by the Gold Rush and arrived in Adelaide in 1854. He soon after settled in Melbourne, and then in 1862 he moved to Beechworth, where he commenced his own business as a watchmaker and gold buyer. His skill in practical horology was evinced in a clock of his own design and manufacture, which was exhibited at the first Melbourne Exhibition in 1856, and which afterwards, formed a prominent attraction in the window of his business on Ford street. Falck also filled the position of timekeeper at the Beechworth Racing Club $20,000-30,000

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158 A GRAVITY TOWER CLOCK FRITZ ZIEGELER, MELBOURNE The painted cast iron clock housed in a brick surround, gravity escapement 125 cm height, 46 cm width, 60 cm depth OTHER NOTES: Johann Frederick Wilhelm Ziegeler was born in Hanover, Germany in 1855. He completed an apprenticeship in scientific instrument trade and subsequently spent the following years travelling and working around Europe, where he spent time working for Messrs. T Cook & Sons, clockmakers in York, England. In 1888, Ziegeler decided to immigrate to Australia, where he was engaged by Mr Newman, a well-known leading Melbourne clockmaker. After two years under Newman’s direction, Ziegeler started his own business, specializing in the manufacture of large clocks, in fact many of his clocks grace the buildings of Melbourne. He later retired in 1923. $4,000-6,000

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OTHER NOTES: Johann Frederick Wilhelm Ziegeler was born in Hanover, Germany in 1855. He completed an apprenticeship in scientific instrument trade and subsequently spent the following years travelling and working around Europe, where he spent time working for Messrs. T Cook & Sons, clockmakers in York, England. In 1888, Ziegeler decided to immigrate to Australia, where he was engaged by Mr Newman, a wellknown leading Melbourne clockmaker. After two years under Newman’s direction, Ziegeler started his own business, specializing in the manufacture of large clocks, in fact many of his clocks grace the buildings of Melbourne. He later retired in 1923. $4,000-6,000

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159 A FRENCH TOWER CLOCK R. CHAPELLE, CIRCA 1732 130 cm height, 60 cm width, 71 cm depth $6,000-8,000 160 A TOWER CLOCK JOHN MOORE AND SON 44 cm height, 36 cm width, 39 cm depth $4,000-6,000 161 A PAIR OF ENGLISH SIDE CABINETS 19TH CENTURY Burr walnut, mirror front, white marble top cabinets 100 cm height, 52 cm width, 44 cm depth $500-700 162 AN ITALIAN GILT WOOD WALL BRACKET Inset with a single drawer $400-600 163 A PAIR OF BRACKETS White marble top, carved mahogany wall brackets with eagle below shelf $1,200-1,800 164 A PAIR OF GOTHIC REVIVAL HALL CHAIRS The ebonised frames, elaborately carved with foliate scrolls. Upholstered set and back rest in red velvet $1,000-2,000 165 A CONTINENTAL RENAISSANCE REVIVAL CORNER CHAIR 19TH CENTURY The curved back rest with applied putto head, beneath foliate carved splats, the seat covered in red leather upholstery 70 cm height, 47 cm width, 24 cm depth $600-800 166 A FRENCH DOUBLE BODIED SIDEBOARD 19TH CENTURY The upper body featuring two panelled doors with ribbon motifs. The lower body featuring two drawers above two panelled doors 235 cm height, 147 cm width, 61 cm depth $800-1,200

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167 A THREE SEATER CONVERSATION CHAIR LATE 19TH CENTURY Upholstered in a rich cream coloured brocade fabric, with button detailing to back and arm rests $600-800 168 A PAIR OF MAHOGANY PEDESTALS 19TH CENTURY Each tapering in form, the stem detailed with string inlay 120 cm height, 31 cm width, 31 cm depth $600-800 169 AN ELABORATE GOTHIC REVIVAL WALL MIRROR 19TH CENTURY The arch shaped mirror, with spires surmounting each column flanking the mirror plate. Gilt accents and string inlay overall 125 cm height, 54 cm width, 7 cm depth $600-800 170 A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY CLERK’S DESK Neoclassic in style with two ebony framed arches to front flanked by barley twist columns. Fitted with a leather inset writing surface opening to a storage cavity above two drawers. 82 cm height, 100 cm width, 65 cm depth $1,000-2,000

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171 A GOTHIC REVIVAL HALL CHAIR 19TH CENTURY Upholstered in a chocolate brown woolen fabric. The whole nicely decorated with barley twist arm rests and legs, rasied on castors $300-500 172 TWO VICTORIAN MAHOGANY GOTHIC REVIVAL HALL CHAIRS Each with an eloborately carved back and apron, raised on carved cabriole legs $300-500 173 A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY CHIFFIONER The two tier upper body featuring a backboard nicely carved with a foliate border, above two drawers and two lower doors 178 cm height, 125 cm width, 50 cm depth $500-700 174 A PAIR OF WINGBACK ARMCHAIRS Each richly upholstered in a vibrant brocade velvet. $400-600

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