An outstanding ‘8-day’ walnut veneered Longcase clock. |Featuring an arched brass dial by Ellicott of London. The dial showing chapter ring and spandrels. Also with seconds and calendar features & finely matted centre. The 5 pillar movement of outstanding quality with ‘dead-beat’ escapement. The going side running on a 3lb weight only!
The cabinet of typical London design but made using fine figured walnut veneers. Outstanding inlays of various woods. One of the first clocks we have seen to be inlaid so profusely and so finely. Absolutely stunning example, the colour and patination are also superb. A real collector’s clock by an eminent clockmaker. Master of the Clockmaker’s Company. Clockmaker to King George III.