Benjamin Willoughby of Bristol 1700-65. Watches in the Ilbert and Dennison Collections. Showing here a month duration bell strike clock with brass dial. The dial featuring chapter ring and spandrels, finely matted and engraved dial centre. Ringed winding and calendar holes, spandrels to dial corners and engraved ‘wheat-ear’ decoration around the dial. Subsidiary seconds and calendar to the dial centre.
The outstanding quality walnut cabinet showing finely decorated marquetry case. Moulding and glass lentical to the trunk door.The cabinet standing on a single plinth. The case of superb colour and patination. A fine collector’s clock.