1131: A GEORGE III PROVINCIAL OAK TALL CASE CLOCK
the case late 18th century, with associated movement, the silvered metal dial with Roman and Arabic chapters signed "Jos. Kember Shaw", with later embellished decoration, with rectangular hood with arched broken swan's neck pediment centered by a ball spire finial over an arched glazed door flanked by fluted columns, over a conforming stepped case with central door decorated wtih a single shell, flanked by quarter columns, on an outset base centered by a roundel, over bracket feet, 86 H x 19.25 W x 8.75 D, est:$1000/1500. Note: Joseph Kember Shaw is a recorded London watchmaker before 1773.
Condition: Structurally sound. General marks and scratches overall, commensurate with age and use. Finial and roundels to cornice likely replaced. Some cracking to veneer. In areas. Movement associated to case, with support entirely rebuilt. Face re-painted and likely later embellished. With scuffs and spotting to face. Ends to quarter columns later, with later nails visible. Decoration to base of case later and likely resulting from a central plugged shrinkage crack to center. Later feet. With one key, pendulum and weights. PLEASE NOTE: John Moran Auctioneers, Inc carefully examines the condition of each item we offer for auction, and every effort is made to accurately describe condition to prospective buyers. However, our employees are not qualified to prepare comprehensive condition reports. Conditions(s) may exist on a lot of which we are unaware. Prospective buyers are reminded that each lot is sold AS-IS.