JOHN FLOOK
JOHN FLOOK
JOHN FLOOK
JOHN FLOOK

JOHN FLOOK

c. 1765 London

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An exquisite green lacquer longcase timepiece of rare small size.

The elegant green lacquer case decorated with pagodas, flowers and a ship in the chinoiserie taste. The arched top hood with chamfered sides is decorated with floral designs.

The 7 inch silvered brass arched dial has a subsidiary seconds dial below XII and the maker’s signature is engraved in the arch above XII.

The 8-day brass timepiece movement has 4 knopped pillars and anchor escapement.

Height: 77 in (195.5 cm)

Width of base and hood: 12 in (30.5 cm)

Width of trunk: 8 in (20 cm)

Max. depth: 5 ½ in

* John Flook was born in Bristol. He married in 1714 and was made free of the Clockmakers’ Company in 1747. He worked in London between 1754 – 1767.


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