Fri, 7th Jan 2022 14:00

The Fine Clock Sale

 
Lot 81
 

81

GEORGE ETHERINGTON, LONDON. A WILLIAM AND MARY BURR WALNUT MONTH DURATION LONGCASE CLOCK

GEORGE ETHERINGTON, LONDON. A WILLIAM AND MARY BURR WALNUT MONTH DURATION LONGCASE CLOCK the hood having a caddy top surmounted by three brass ball finials above a pierced frieze sound fret and glazed door with attached barley twist columns on a slender trunk with a 43" D-moulded door and brass-framed lenticle on crossbanded box base raised on bun feet. The 12" square brass dial with foliate engraved border between gilt cherub head spandrels and silvered chapter ring surrounding a matted and engraved centre with calendar aperture and subsidiary seconds dial fronting a five-pillar weight driven month duration movement with bolt and shutter maintaining power and outside countwheel striking the hours on a bell - comes with original brass cased weights and pendulum.

220cm high

George Etherington was an apprentice to Robert Rooksby and was free of the clockmaker's company in Dec 1684. He became assistant in 1701 warden in 1706 and master in 1709. A very fine maker.

Sold for £10,400


 

GEORGE ETHERINGTON, LONDON. A WILLIAM AND MARY BURR WALNUT MONTH DURATION LONGCASE CLOCK the hood having a caddy top surmounted by three brass ball finials above a pierced frieze sound fret and glazed door with attached barley twist columns on a slender trunk with a 43" D-moulded door and brass-framed lenticle on crossbanded box base raised on bun feet. The 12" square brass dial with foliate engraved border between gilt cherub head spandrels and silvered chapter ring surrounding a matted and engraved centre with calendar aperture and subsidiary seconds dial fronting a five-pillar weight driven month duration movement with bolt and shutter maintaining power and outside countwheel striking the hours on a bell - comes with original brass cased weights and pendulum.

220cm high

George Etherington was an apprentice to Robert Rooksby and was free of the clockmaker's company in Dec 1684. He became assistant in 1701 warden in 1706 and master in 1709. A very fine maker.

Auction: The Fine Clock Sale, Fri, 7th Jan 2022

View all lots in this sale

Sell a similar item

Please complete the form below. To help us with your valuation, please attach at least 1 clear photograph of your item. 

Images *

Drag and drop .jpg images here to upload, or click here to select images.