A Lacquer Longcase Clock
A Lacquer Longcase Clock
A Lacquer Longcase Clock
A Lacquer Longcase Clock
A Lacquer Longcase Clock

WALTER MICHELL (worked from c.1744)

A Lacquer Longcase Clock

c. 1760 Plymouth

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A green lacquer longcase clock with an eight-day duration, five pillar movement of London quality, striking the hours on a bell. The twelve-inch break-arch brass dial has a raised silvered chapter ring engraved with black Roman numerals, Arabic five minute outer numerals, fleur-de-lys half-hour markings and diamond half-quarter hour markings, the matted dial centre has a subsidiary seconds dial and date aperture with engraved decoration to the surround, cast-brass female-head spandrels to the four corners and decorative blued steel hands. The arch has further cast-brass spandrels in the form of dolphins either side of a silvered boss engraved with the maker's name 'Walter Michell, Plymouth'. The lacquered case is decorated with raised chinoiserie work depicting Chinese characters within a courtyard garden of a typical Chinese house, to the trunk door and with a depiction of fishermen within a fishing vessel to the base, with further gilt decoration to the case sides and hood. The flat-top hood has three-quarter columns with gilt-wood capitals and quaretred columns to the rear and glazed side apertures.
Fully restored and guranteed
Dimensions
Height 96.00 inch (243.84 cm)
Stock Code
1286
Signed/Inscribed
Walter Michell (Mitchell), Plymouth
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