A late 17th century and later walnut marquetry longcase clock, Later signed for Joseph Knibb
Lot 918W
A late 17th century and later walnut marquetry longcase clock Later signed for Joseph Knibb
Sold for £6,875 (US$ 11,555) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
25 Apr 2013 10:00 BST

Auction 21122
Lot Details
A late 17th century and later walnut marquetry longcase clock
Later signed for Joseph Knibb
The flat cornice over Solomonic columns and convex throat mouldings, the trunk enriched with three floral panels and an oval lenticle, raised on a plinth base with conforming floral marquetry centred on a bird, the spuriously signed 10.5 inch Roman and Arabic brass dial with engraved wheatear borders, foliate mask spandrels and silvered chapter ring, the matted centre with calendar aperture and sprung shutters behind the winding holes, the two train weight-driven movement with finned and knopped pillars, anchor escapement and outside countwheel strike on a bell, 206cm high
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