Regency style Maple & Co longcase clock, circa 1900
Lot 464
A fine Regency style round dial figured mahogany 8 day longcase clock, circa 1900 Maple & Co. ltd. London
Sold for £2,500 (US$ 4,199) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A fine Regency style round dial figured mahogany 8 day longcase clock, circa 1900
Maple & Co. ltd. London
Having a 11 1/2" signed round silvered dial with Roman hours and Arabic minutes, the center with seconds dial, signed 'MAPLE & CO. Ltd. LONDON'; the four pillar twin train movement chiming the hours on a coiled gong; the hood having inverted bell top with brass ball finial, the break arch cornice above a gilt brass bezel flanked by canted brass inset pilasters, pierced brass silk backed soundboards below and arched panels to the side, the long door with shaped top and applied molded edge flanked by brass inset canted pilasters, above a panelled base with applied inverted corner panel, the whole raised on a stepped shaped plinth. With brass cased weights, brass pendulum, winder and three case keys. 222cm (87 inches) high

Footnotes

  • The clock movement was probably manufactured for Maple & Co Ltd, by an anonymous maker. The business was established in 1841 by John Maple and by 1860 had become J. Maple & Co. In 1891 the firm was converted into a limited liability company under the name Maple & Co Ltd.
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