A good late 17th century walnut and marquety inlaid longcase clock  John Hunt, London
Lot 104W
A good late 17th century walnut and marquetry inlaid longcase clock John Hunt, London
Sold for £15,600 (US$ 25,965) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A good late 17th century walnut and marquetry inlaid longcase clock
John Hunt, London
The rising hood with overhanging cornice and blind cut fretwork over ebonised spirally twisted columns, the long door centred by an oval lenticle with ebonised frame and half-round moulded edge, set with three panels of marquetry depicting flowers including variegated tulips and carnations, the 11 inch square brass dial signed in copperplate script along the lower edge and with winged cherubs head spandrels interspersed with engraved foliage, the silvered Roman and Arabic dial with distinctive half hour markers, matted centre with small subsidiary seconds dial, ringed winding square, decorated date aperture and rose-engraved centre, the movement with five knopped and finned pillars latched to the frontplate, anchor escapement with outside countwheel strike on a bell 2m (6ft 7in) high.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the dial on clock is 10 inches, not 11 inches as catalogued
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