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A fine English faux tortoiseshell lacquered longcase clock - William Harris London



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A fine English faux tortoiseshell lacquered longcase clock - William Harris London
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A FINE ENGLISH FAUX TORTOISESHELL LACQUERED LONGCASE CLOCK WITH CHINOISERIE DECORATION

EIGHT – DAY MUSICAL LONG CASE CLOCK
BY WILLIAM HARRIS LONDON


Period: Ca 1770

Eight day going train with ‘anchor’ escapement. Striking train chimes full on the hour. Plays on 14 bells 2 melodies on reversible playrolls: Lilli burLero and She gott Money.
The trunk door decorated with classical chinoiserie of Chinese figures, buildings and flowers.

A similar example is to be found in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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Period
Ca 1770
Price
Price on request
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