A fine William and Mary ebony striking bracket clock with pull quarter repeat
Joseph Knibb, London, circa 1685
The case of phase III design with foliate-tied D-ended gilt-metal handle to the cushion molded top applied with foliate gilt-metal mounts, similar foliate gilt-brass mount to the top-rail of the front door with swivel winged cherub escutcheons, plain molded flat plinth, the 6 ¼ -inch. dial signed Joseph Knibb, London, beneath the silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring with fleur de lis half hour marks, matted centre, pierced blued steel hands, winged cherub spandrels, strike/silent lever above XII, latches to the dial feet and to the five vase-shaped pillars, twin gut fusees, restored verge escapement, pull quarter repeat and strike on two bells, the back plate engraved with tulips and scrolling foliage and signed "Joseph Knibb, Londini fecit"
12 in. (30.5cm) in height