17th Century Marquetry Walnut Longcase Clock Samuel Price London
$ 22,770 | € 19,308
A fine quality William III period month duration marquetry walnut longcase clock circa 1695. An 11" dial with matted centre. A silvered chapter ring with Fleur de lys type markers. Winged cherub spandrels with engraving between. A seconds dial and date aperture with engraved border. A neat case of smaller proportions with floral marquetry inlaid panels and chequered banding to the edge. Barley twist ebonised side hood columns. A glass lenticle showing the pendulum. Fretwork panel to the hood pediment. Floral marquetry base panel standing on ebonised bun feet. A rarer month duration mechanism with 5 finned pillars and an outside striking count wheel striking the hours on a bell. Period brass cased weights and pendulum.
Charles, Thomas and John Price worked in London in the late 17th century. Samuel Price may be a family member and to make a month duration mechanism to this standard shows he was a talented clock maker.
Height 6 ft 8" / 204 cms Width 17" / 43 cms Depth 8 1/2" / 21 cms.
From Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd you can expect a genuine antique grandfather longcase clock that is serviced with 12 months guarantee. We personally set up and deliver to the UK, please contact us for a quote. We are members of The British Watchmakers and Clockmakers Guild.