An early 18th century walnut cased 8 day 5 pillar longcase clock no. 250,  Joshua Wilson, London.  1688-1733 Clockmakers Company
Lot 499
A fine early 18th century walnut cased 8 day 5 pillar longcase clock no. 250, Joshua Wilson, London. 1688-1733 Clockmakers Company
Sold for £13,750 (US$ 21,563) inc. premium

Lot Details
A fine early 18th century walnut cased 8 day 5 pillar longcase clock no. 250,
Joshua Wilson, London. 1688-1733 Clockmakers Company
Having a 12" brass dial with Roman hours and Arabic minutes, the matted centre with seconds dial and date aperture, signed 'Josh Wilson, London' lower chapter, No. 250 below; the five pillar two train weight driven movement rack striking on a bell; the hood with plain cornice above fretwork panels and gilt brass capped tapered columns, the case with a round moulded and feather banded edge long door, brass edged portal, the base with crossbanded and feather banded edge, raised on a plinth. With pendulum, key, winder and two weights.
with pendulum, weights, key and winder 220cm (86 1/2 inches) high

Footnotes

  • Recorded at Lombard Street, London in 1712, Clements Lane in 1720.
    Watchmakers and Clock makers of the World. Brian Loomes.

    A similar clock is illustrated on page 171 of " English Domestic Clocks " Herbert Cescinsky and Malcolm R Webster.
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