Lot 682 (Fine Art Sale, 11th September 2008)

Marquetry table or bracket clock

A fine William and Mary marquetry table clock, the square brass face, 20cm, with cherub mask spandrels, silvered chapter ring with roman and arabic numerals, matt field and date aperture, five-pillar twin-barrel fusee movement, verge escapement, bob pendulum with heart shaped back cock, numbered external count wheel, the back plate engraved with tulips, in a square case with top handle and twist columns, finished with oyster veneer and floral marquetry including dyed ivory and glazed panels. Height 32cm. *For a similarly engraved backplate by Jones see Antiquarian Horology No2 Vol 28, June 2004, pp 203 - 4.

Sold for £22,000


 

A fine William and Mary marquetry table clock, the square brass face, 20cm, with cherub mask spandrels, silvered chapter ring with roman and arabic numerals, matt field and date aperture, five-pillar twin-barrel fusee movement, verge escapement, bob pendulum with heart shaped back cock, numbered external count wheel, the back plate engraved with tulips, in a square case with top handle and twist columns, finished with oyster veneer and floral marquetry including dyed ivory and glazed panels. Height 32cm. *For a similarly engraved backplate by Jones see Antiquarian Horology No2 Vol 28, June 2004, pp 203 - 4.

Auction: Fine Art Sale, 11th September 2008

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