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The 10 inch square brass dial is mounted with a silvered chapter ring, seconds ring and cherub and foliage spandrels. The centre is finely matted and has an aperture to view the day of the month. The chapter ring is signed between V and VII by the maker, Cornelius Herbert on London Bridge.
The high quality, month-duration movement has hour strike via an outside countwheel. The clock is complete with its original lead weights and brass bob pendulum.
Height: 78 ¼ in (198 cm)
* Cornelius Herbert was apprenticed in 1659 to David Mell and then transferred to William Grout in 1661. He was made free of the Clockmakers’ Company in 1668 and took on a number of apprentices. He worked at London Bridge throughout his career until his death in 1710.
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