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LOT NUMBER 225

A Fabulous Quality Amboyna Egyptianesque Obelisk Clock by Thomas Weeks of Weeks's Museum Tichborne Street, St. James's London, possibly made to commemorate the battle of the Nile circa 1798. The fine tapering apexed case enhanced with ebonised mouldings and raised on the backs of recumbent sphinxes. The dial having a silvered chapter ring encompassing a matted centre engraved with a compass rose with scrolling serpent pointers indicating the hours & minutes and a wavy arm with arrow head pointer and fringed end indicating the seconds. The half second dead-beat movement with Weeks's typical escapement on back plate, 25¾ ins (65.5 cms) in height.

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Sold For: £6200.00