George III mahogany longcase clock by Godfrie Poy, London
George III mahogany longcase clock by Godfrie Poy, London
George III mahogany longcase clock by Godfrie Poy, London

GODFRIE POY, LONDON (worked 1718-1750)

George III mahogany longcase clock by Godfrie Poy, London

c. 1750 England

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An excellent English early George III, 8 day, mahogany longcase clock by eminent maker Godfrie Poy of London. The hood consisting of a pagoda with fretwork sounding aperture and brass finials, above a broken arch mould and door below opening to reveal the elegant and intricately made dial, with cherub spandrels, strike/silent selector to the top, matted centre section, silvered dial and subordinate seconds dial, date aperture, twin winding holes and makers cartouche to lower centre inscribed Godrie Poy, London, bordered by reeded columns with one third inlaid brass. The trunk with broken arched flame mahogany door over a base with raised centre panel terminating in a double plinth with pad feet.

Godfrie Poy was listed in Baillie’Clock Makers of the World as an eminent clock and also a watch maker. The movement particularly is of excellent quality and the whole clock appears to be in very good near original condition.
Excellent. The movement has been fully cleaned and overhauled; the case has been cleaned and waxed minor repairs, other old small restorations
A private collector in Suffolk.
English, George III, circa 1750. Godfrie Poy is listed in Baillie’s Clock Makers of the World as “a fine maker” working from 1718 till 1750.
Dimensions
Height 94.50 inch (240.03 cm)
Width 20.00 inch (50.80 cm)
Depth 11.00 inch (27.94 cm)
Stock Code
1477
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