Daniel Grignon longcase clock
Lot 470
A part 18th century inlaid mahogany 5 pillar 8 day longcase clock Daniel Grignion, London
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,400 - 3,100

Lot Details
A part 18th century inlaid mahogany 5 pillar 8 day longcase clock
Daniel Grignion, London
Having a 12" brass break arch dial with silvered chapter, Roman hours and Arabic minutes, seconds dial and date aperture within matted center, strike silent and roundel in arch, signed Daniel Gringion, London, with caryatid and sea serpent gilt brass spandrels; the fine quality five pillar twin train movement striking the hours on a bell; the inlaid mahogany case (probably late 19th century) with pagoda top hood above break arch pediment supported on plain ionic pillars, beveled side glass, the long door with break arched top and molded edge, flanked by fan marquetry panels, the conforming base raised on a later plain plinth. With weights, pendulum and winder. 231cm (91 inches) high

Footnotes

  • Loomes Clockmakers and Watchmakers of the World, 21st Cent. Edt. Lists a Daniel Grignion as being born in France in 1664, moving to London by 1688, until at least 1748. With his son Thomas Grignion he is listed as a finisher to Daniel Quare in Russel Street, Covent Graden. He died in Topsham Devon in 1763.
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