A William and Mary walnut and marquetry longcase clock Cornelius Herberte, London
Lot 661
A William and Mary walnut and marquetry longcase clock Cornelius Herberte, London
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A William and Mary walnut and marquetry longcase clock
Cornelius Herberte, London
the flat top hood with all over foliate marquetry above a rectangular glazed door flanked by barley twist columns, the long trunk door with panelled bird and floral marquetry with a central convex glass view hole, raised on a later plinth base, the brass dial with a silvered chapter ring and roman hours, arabic minutes, with a subsidiary seconds dial and recessed date aperture, with gilt metal spandrels, named to the dial Cornelius Herberte, London, the twin train movement with anchor escapement striking on a bell, restorations 199cm

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  • Cornelius Herbert was working in 1670 until 1720 and his son also Cornelius Herbert was also working between 1690 until 1727.
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