George I walnut longcase clock by William Sellers, London
George I walnut longcase clock by William Sellers, London
George I walnut longcase clock by William Sellers, London
George I walnut longcase clock by William Sellers, London
George I walnut longcase clock by William Sellers, London
George I walnut longcase clock by William Sellers, London

WILLIAM SELLIERS (SELLERS) (worked 1710-1715)

George I walnut longcase clock by William Sellers, London

c. 1725 England

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A fine George I walnut longcase clock by William Sellers, London. The 8 day, five finned pillar (centre latched) inside count wheel bell-striking movement with 12" brass break-arch dial with silvered subsidiary seconds dial, ringed winding holes and border engraved calendar aperture to the matted centre, within an applied silvered Roman numeral chapter ring with stylised sword hilt half hour markers, Arabic five minutes and signed William Selleirs, London to lower edge. The case of superb original colour with moulded cornice and foliate pierced frets over integral pilasters to hood above break-arch trunk door and cross-banded base with double plinth. Both trunk door and plinth with very well figured walnut veneer.

House inventory label attached to the inside of the trunk door, item L255 in the catalogue of C.H. St. J. Hornby. William Sellers is recorded in Baillie, G.H. Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World as working 1691-1740.
Excellent. The movement has been fully cleaned and overhauled, minor restorations to the case, cleaning & waxing
From the collection of C.H St-J Hornby thence from a private residence in the Berkshire.
English, George I, circa 1725. William Sellers is recorded in Baillie, G.H. Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World as working 1691-1740.
Dimensions
Height 83.00 inch (210.82 cm)
Width 19.75 inch (50.16 cm)
Depth 10.50 inch (26.67 cm)
Stock Code
1786
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Makers cartouche to dial arch inscribed William Selleirs, London
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