An early 18th Century walnut longcased clock, James Wright, London
Lot 508
An 18th Century figured walnut 8 day longcased clock James Wright, London
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,000 - 8,400
Lot Details
An 18th Century figured walnut 8 day longcased clock
James Wright, London
Having a 12" brass break arch dial with silvered chapter, Roman hours, Arabic minutes and floating fleur de lys half hours, the matted centre with seconds dial and date aperture, pierced brass caryatid spandrels, roundel within arch signed 'James Wright, LONDON', flanked by dolphin spandrels; the two train weight driven movement rack striking on a bell; the hood with a caddie top, three gold coloured urn finials and silk backed fretwork corners above plain brass capped columns, the trunk with a moulded edge long door inlaid with a feather banded panel surrounded a highly figured veneer, the conforming base raised on a plain stepped plinth. With pendulum, three winders and two weights. 169cm (66 1/2 inches) high

Footnotes

  • Loomes 'Clockmakers and Watchmakers of the World', Complete 21st Century Edition lists 'Wright, James. London CC.1733.'
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