A rare late 17th century longcase clock movement, now contained in an 18th century oak case
Jonas Barber, Ratclif Cross, London
The 11 inch square brass dial with winged cherubs head spandrels between engraved foliage enclosing the signed silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring, the centre with let-in silvered subsidiary seconds dial on a finely matted ground with ringed winding squares and decorated centre, the elaborate hands of blued steel, the dial feet pinned to the frontplate of the movement united by knopped and finned, latched pillars, the anchor escapement with inside countwheel strike on a bell, the backplate cut for the anchor, now contained in a mid 18th century oak case of good colour with stepped caddy top over three-quarter columns, long trunk door and plain base with apron 2.08m (6ft 10ins) high.
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