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James Cox, movement by (fl. 1749 - d. 1791/1792)
Clock

Between the subsidiary dials: JAs COX / LONDON
Engraved on the brass backplate in a frame of symmetrical rococo scrolls and tendrils: James Cox. / London, 1775 - 1800

case; ormolu

65 x 63 x 19.7 cm height x width x depth

Hamilton Palace sale, 3 July 1882, lot 884
Henry Benedict, Cardinal of York, the last of the Stuarts (1725-1807)
Puttick and Simpson, 6-10 July 1925, lot 328
Sir George Donaldson collection

Penny (1992) 465

Bequeathed by J. Francis Mallett, 1947.

WA1947.191.184