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Auction: Sale FS33: Two Day Fine Art Sale
was auctioned on: 24 January 2017
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Hayter, Wells, A Mahogany Longcase Clock

Estimate: £500 - £700
ca. US$616 - US$863
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 1028, Views: 7

Hayter, Wells, a mahogany longcase clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours on a bell, the thirteen-inch silvered dial engraved with black Roman numerals, Arabic five-minute outer numerals, depictions of the four seasons to each corner, the centre with c-scroll decoration, subsidiary seconds dial, date aperture and engraved within ribbon scrolls Hayter, Wells, the arch having further engraved decoration depicting a mythical bird above further ribbon scrolls engraved Tempus Fugit, the mahogany case with circular cross-banding to the centre and further inlaid stringing to the base, trunk door, the canted corners, and hood door, the hood having a swan-neck pediment with a brass ball-and-spire finial and having fluted columns with cast-brass Corinthian capitals, height 226cm (inc. finial) * Biography; John Hayter is first recorded as working in Wells, Somerset in circa 1794. He died on the 17th of April 1812 when he left all his tools and goods, along with various volumes of books, to his son, also called John and also a clockmaker. This John was known to be working in the late 1700s in Wells before moving to Wells in 1793 where he is recorded as a watchmaker. A silver watch signed by Hayter is in the Bristol museum.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood
Title: Sale FS33: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Date of the auction: 24 Jan 2017 - 25 Jan 2017
Address: Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood
Okehampton Street
St Edmund's Court
EX4 1DU Exeter
United Kingdom
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