A 17th century and later grande sonnerie striking olivewood marquetry longcase clock with 10 inch dial, previously in the Iden Collection, number 3025 Joseph Knibb, London
Lot 72W
A 17th century and later grande sonnerie striking olivewood marquetry longcase clock with 10 inch dial, previously in the Iden Collection, number 3025 Joseph Knibb, London
£60,000 - 80,000
US$ 100,000 - 140,000
Auction Details
A 17th century and later grande sonnerie striking olivewood marquetry longcase clock with 10 inch dial, previously in the Iden Collection, number 3025 Joseph Knibb, London A 17th century and later grande sonnerie striking olivewood marquetry longcase clock with 10 inch dial, previously in the Iden Collection, number 3025 Joseph Knibb, London A 17th century and later grande sonnerie striking olivewood marquetry longcase clock with 10 inch dial, previously in the Iden Collection, number 3025 Joseph Knibb, London
Lot Details
A 17th century and later grande sonnerie striking olivewood marquetry longcase clock with 10 inch dial, previously in the Iden Collection, number 3025
Joseph Knibb, London
The rising hood with overhanging cornice over a 'Knibb-style' sound fret on spirally twisted ebonised columns to a shallow convex throat moulding, the long trunk door inlaid with six shaped panels of floral inlay including green-stained leaves, with oval brass-framed lenticle, on a panel base the ten inch square brass dial signed along the lower edge 'Joseph Knibb Londini fecit' within the engraved wheat ear border, the winged cherubs head spandrels surrounding the silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring, the matted centre with chamfered date aperture below XII the movement united by ten knopped and finned pillars (eight latched), with a three-part split frontplate, the backplate carrying the twin countwheels enabling the full strike of the hour at each quarter on a large bell and the quarters on a smaller bell, the anchor escapement with cut-out on the backplate and butterfly suspension to the brass-rod pendulum (restorations)
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