A late 17th century seaweed marquetry longcase clock William Holloway, London
Lot 40W
A late 17th century seaweed marquetry longcase clock William Holloway, London
Sold for £9,375 (US$ 15,757) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A late 17th century seaweed marquetry longcase clock
William Holloway, London
The associated case with moulded cornice over a running border and spirally twisted columns, the long door enclosed by a running wheatear border with three large shaped panels of intricate foliate inlay within matching borders and a D-moulded edge, all centred by an oval lenticle, the matching base panel with later base moulding, the 11 inch square brass dial with winged cherubs head spandrels, signed silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring with half quarter marks enclosing the finely matted centre with subsidiary seconds dial, ringed winding squares and decorated chamfered date aperture, the movement with five knopped and finned pillars latched to the frontplate, with anchor escapement and inside countwheel strike on the bell 2.06m (6ft 9ins) high.

Footnotes

  • William Holloway was born into a clockmaking family originating in Stroud, Gloucestershire. He was made free of the Clockmakers' Company in 1697. An example of his father's work, William Holloway of Stroud, is to be offered in this sale; lot 81 a lantern clock.
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