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Lot 0124
Circa 1830's with round polychrome painted steel dial with Roman numerals, painted yellow roses, seconds dial above and calendar dial below center, signed on face Robt. Aithen, Galashiels, original cast metal hands. Brass weight driven English bell strike movement with original weights and pendulum. Case in mixed hardwoods including curly maple, walnut and mahogany with drumhead form bonnet with brass bevels. Waist with curly maple frame, overlapping scroll top door with thumb molded edge, flanked by walnut quarter columns with turned capitals and plinths, with inset panel below door in mahogany, cove molding above and below. Base in fine curly maple including sides with inset curly maple panel with mahogany surround, over mahogany flared French feet, all in original old varnish finish, pine secondary wood, 18 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 86" high.

Condition

Feet with some damage.

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Robert Aithen, Galashiels, Scotland Drumhead Tall Case

Estimate $600 - $1,200Oct 01, 2017