An 18th century oak and mahogany 8 day longcase clock Dan LeCount, London CC1676-1705
Lot 252
An 18th century oak and mahogany 8 day longcase clock Dan LeCount, London CC1676-1705
Sold for £500 (US$ 784) inc. premium

Lot Details
An 18th century oak and mahogany 8 day longcase clock
Dan LeCount, London CC1676-1705
Having a 12" square brass dial with silvered chapter signed 'Dan LeCount, London', Roman hours and Arabic minutes, the matted center with seconds dial and date aperture, mask and scrollwork spandrels; the two train movement striking the hours on a bell; Molded cornice above brass capped reeded columns, the shaped top door with later floral and foliate carved panel flanked by conforming quarter pillars, the base with conforming carved panel, raised on a shaped plinth. With weights and pendulum. 206cm (81 inches) high.

Footnotes

  • Loomes Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, 21st Cent Edt. States;

    LE COUNT. Daniel. London Freeman of Haberdashers' Co., joined CC1676-1705. Said to be a refugee from France. Sometimes Le Compte and Le Conte.
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