An impressive mid 18th century chinoiserie and faux-tortoiseshell lacquered longcase clock  Edward Faulkner, London

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Lot 74W
An impressive mid 18th century chinoiserie and faux-tortoiseshell lacquered longcase clock
Edward Faulkner, London

£ 4,000 - 6,000
US$ 5,500 - 8,300

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16 Dec 2015, 14:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

An impressive mid 18th century chinoiserie and faux-tortoiseshell lacquered longcase clock
Edward Faulkner, London
the caddy top with twin giltwood finials over pierced giltwood frets and brass-mounted Doric columns over a long door with lenticle raised on a tall base with double apron, decorated all over with chinoiserie figures amid flowering trees and rockwork on a faux-tortoiseshell ground, the 12 inch brass dial signed in a boss in the arch over the silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring with floating fleur de lys half-hour marks, with matted centre with subsidiary seconds, ringed winding squares and chamfered date aperture, the twin weight driven movement with five knopped and finned pillars, anchor escapement and inside countwheel strike on the bell 245cms (8ft) high.

Footnotes

  • The rear of the dial carries various restorers marks including April 12th 1809, 1883 and 1930.
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