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Antique Queen Anne walnut longcase clock by Jonathan Lowndes, London
c. 1705 London
Offered by Raffety Ltd
The moulded case is veneered with beautifully figured walnut, the herringbone cross-banded rectangular trunk door has raised convex mouldings. The flat-top hood has a finely pierced-wood soundfret below the overhanging cornice and brass capped columns either side of the dial.
The 12in square clock dial has finely matted centre and date aperture above the VI. The maker’s signature is set on the chapter-ring between VII and V and the hands are of finely wrought blued-steel. The four original spandrels show cherubs with dolphin tails upholding crowns.
The five-pillar movement is of week duration and has inside rack hour strike. With anchor escapement and seconds beating pendulum with period brass covered weights.
|Height||220.00 cm||(86.61 inches)|