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Lot 361

An English longcase clock, early 18th century, the red jappaned case decorated with gilt...

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Lot 361

An English longcase clock, early 18th century, the red jappaned case decorated with gilt...

Price Realised: £656

Estimate: £500 - £800

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (31.2% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

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Lot 361


An English longcase clock, early 18th century, the red jappaned case decorated with gilt chinoiseries, the break arch hood with twin columns, the trunk with lenticle and decorated with pagodas, trees and foliage, on plinth base, with added foliate engraved brass arch above square brass dial with chapter ring with Roman and Arabic numerals, signed Thos Stones, London, enclosing subsidiary seconds and calendar aperture, flanked by twin cherub and crown spandrels, the four-pillar eight day rack striking movement with anchor escapement, lacking bell, with weights and pendulum, 212cm high

Please note that Roseberys do not guarantee the working order or time keeping of any timepiece.   

Note: Thomas Stones (alias Scones), is recorded as working in London, 1692-1747?, apprenticed in 1684 to John Westoby, c.1692 - Loomes, Brian, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, Complete 21st Century Edition, N.A.G. Press, 2022, p.744

Buyer's Premium

The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 26% up to £20,000 (31.2% inclusive of VAT), 25% from £20,001 - £500,000 (30% inclusive of VAT), 20% from £500,001 thereafter (24% inclusive of VAT). The premium price is subject to VAT at the standard rate.

VAT is not charged on the hammer price unless it is stated that there is 'VAT applicable on the hammer price at the end of the description. Buyer's premium is subject to VAT.

Qualifying living artists and the descendants of artists deceased within the last 70 years are entitled to receive a re-sale royalty each time their work is bought through an auction house or art market professional.

It applies to lots with hammer value over €1,000 as follows:
0 to €50,000 - 4%, €50,000.01 to €200,000 - 3%
€200,000.01 to €350,000 - 1%,
€350,000.01 to €500,000 - 0.5%
Exceeding €500,000 - 0.25%
ARR is capped at €12,500

Please note ARR is calculated in euros. Auctioneers will apply current exchange rates.

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Buyers intending to export goods should ascertain whether an export licence is required before bidding. Export licences are issued by Arts Council England and application forms can be obtained from its Export Licensing Unit. Details can be found on the ACE website or by phoning ACE on 020 7973 5188. The need for import licences varies from country to country and you should acquaint yourself with all relevant local requirements and provisions before bidding. The refusal of any such licences shall not permit the cancelling of any sale nor allow any delay in making full payment for the lot.

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