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    A Ralph Norman Queen Anne Figured Walnut-Veneered Oak Tall Case Clock, Poole, England, circa 1700
    Marks to face: Ralph Norman Poole Fecit
    82 x 21-1/2 x 11 inches (208.3 x 54.6 x 27.9 cm)

    The tall case clock with a flat top and molded cornice above a fretwork frieze and pilasters flanking an early square dial with silvered chapter ring with Roman and Arabic numerals, a subsidiary seconds chapter and date aperture, all surrounded by applied gilt bronze mask and foliate spandrels, veneered throughout in richly figured walnut, with chevron bands to the door, all atop a plinth base, the movement with inside count wheel and bell striking every hour.


    Condition Report*: Crack to veneer at front of base, scattered cracks, chips, and repairs to veneer, a few scattered fine surface scratches and abrasions, some toning and surface scratches to metal components, with wear commensurate with age and use. Key is included. Heritage does not guarantee the completeness or working order of clock mechanisms.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2019
    8th-10th Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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