Item 05 - Musical table clock signed Spencer and Perkins, London

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GB 2014 WS-04-CLO-05


Musical table clock signed Spencer and Perkins, London


  • Late 18th Century (Creation)

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Mahogany case with rocaille gilt brass mounts, painted dial signed within rocaille mask spandrels, subsidiary dials to the lower spandrels - Musica/Silence and Minuet/Dance/Hornpipe/Gavot, the arch with a painted automaton vignette of a harbour scene, eight day movement with a cylinder action carillon of ten bells, twin pull chord repeats.

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