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Kembery Antique Clocks

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Herbert, London Bridge Walnut Longcase Clock


£ 6250

$ 8126 | € 7503 

 An impressive London George I walnut longcase clock. A fine quality case with a caddy pediment flanked by two gilt wooden finials. Fine fretwork to the hood. Rear brass quarter hood columns and side glass panels. Choice burr walnut case veneers and a glass lenticle to the trunk door. A double plinth skirting. A brass and silvered arched dial with corner spandrels and matted centre. Chased dial border engraving. A seconds and date dial. An 8-day duration, 5 pillar mechanism striking the hours on a bell with internal count wheel. Circa 1720.

Cornelius Herbert of London Bridge is recorded in Brittens' 'Old Clocks and Watches Their Makers' book as being apprenticed in 1690. He was a member of the Clockmakers Company in 1700 and master in 1727. A marquetry longcase is noted in the Weatherfield collection and one in St Lawrence Jewry in 1721. 

Height 7ft 6"/ 229 cms Width (at widest point of hood) 19" / 49 cms Depth 10" / 25 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.
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