Richard Spittle, London A fine William and Mary Walnut and Arabesque Marquetry eight day Longcase Clock
Richard Spittle, London A fine William and Mary Walnut and Arabesque Marquetry eight day Longcase Clock
Richard Spittle, London A fine William and Mary Walnut and Arabesque Marquetry eight day Longcase Clock
Richard Spittle, London A fine William and Mary Walnut and Arabesque Marquetry eight day Longcase Clock
Richard Spittle, London A fine William and Mary Walnut and Arabesque Marquetry eight day Longcase Clock

Richard Spittle, London A fine William and Mary Walnut and Arabesque Marquetry eight day Longcase Clock

c. 1700 England

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Richard Spittle, London
A fine William and Mary Walnut and Arabesque Marquetry eight day Longcase Clock of small and neat proportions, with finely detailed inlay depicting floral designs and birds within geometric panelled borders. The 11" square brass dial with cherub-head spandrels, signed (Ric. Spittle London) silvered chapter ring with roman numerals and arabic minute markings enclosing a finely matted centre with subsidiary seconds dial, ringed winding holes and finely engraved date apperture; original fret-cut steel cut hands. The eight-day double brass weight driven movement with 5 finely knopped and fined pillars, anchor escapement and internal count-wheel strike on a bell. The trunk door with a bulls-eye glass lenticle and raised on bun feet. Circa 1700



77" High
18.5" Wide Trunk width 11.5"
10" Deep
11" Dial
Sold in fully restored working condition and a 12 month guarantee. Free mainland Britain delivery and set up.
Provenance: Purchased December 1961 from S. Lampard & Son 32, Notting Hill Gate London, W.11 at the cost of £245
Note: Richard Spittle born circa 1677, apprenticed 1691/2 to William Davison, freed 1699 and believed to have died soon after 1701.
Medium
Walnut Marquetry Longcase
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