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large mahogany 18thcentury dial clock william nicoll london


Large Mahogany 18th-century Dial Clock, William Nicoll, London

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Alexander George Antiques Ltd.

This antique has been viewed 7 times in the past month with the most views from France.


The solid mahogany case has a moulded mahogany glazed door, which can be locked on the left hand side. The original rectangular saltbox is permanently attached to the front and has doors to the side and the bottom.
The silvered brass dial is attached to the case by two spigots, which pass through holes in the outer rim of the case, which are secured at the back by steady pins. It is signed by the maker in the following manner:
Willm Nicoll London.
The time is indicated by a fine pair of period pierced blued-steel hands on a black Roman chapter ring with Arabic five minute and minute divisions.
The spring-driven, eight-day movement has a going train with fusee, verge escapement and short pendulum.
Moulded mahogany glazed door
Viewing doors to the side and bottom
Large silvered dial
Signed to the dial Willm Nicoll London
Willm Nicoll London
Case - Superb well patinated original condition
Movement - Fully restored with 2 year guarantee
Private collection Thame Oxfordshire
Dial 12?, outer bezle 16?, depth 7?
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Georgian.


Height = 41 cm (16.1")
Width = 41 cm (16.1")
Depth = 18 cm (7.1")

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Alexander George Antiques Ltd.
Buscot Manor
United Kingdom

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