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A long case clock in fine solid mahogany case

double brass stringing inlaid on hood, trunk and plinth, pagoda hood with brass finials and fabric-backed arched wooden sound frets in sides and top, broken-arched brass dial with gilt spandrels, silvered and finely engraved chapter ring with seconds bit, strike/silent ring in arch and oval signature plaque, date ring visible through dial aperture, signed Thomas Gardner, London. Eight-day movement with anchor escapement and brass cased lead weights, ebony handled crank key. Height 2350. c.1740.

Estimate: $6,000 - $7,000