LOT 936 £600/900 (07:00PM)

A spectacular George III long-case clock the swan-neck pediment above an arched frieze and glazed door the silvered dial (18 x 13 ins) engraved Thos Whipp Rochdale with second hand date aperture and moon phase further engraved with the following sentiments: Time flies swift redeem it Man, For why thy days are but a span. And here I serve with all my might to tell the hours both day and night. Then for example take by me and serve thy God as I serve thee. And in about eight days O man… Your help require or I must stand. So in such wise on God you must for help and aid for ever trust. The main body with a blind-fret frieze above a shell and acanthus carved door flanked by Corinthian quarter columns above a similarly decorative base on bracket feet. (8ft 4 ins overall height)