Lot 74
  • 74

A laburnum oyster and marquetry longcase clock, Edward Burgis, London

7,000 - 10,000 GBP
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  • 198cm. 6ft. 6in. high
10-inch dial with winged cherub spandrels, signed Edw Burgis Londini Fecit, matted centre with seconds dial and date aperture, the movement with four latched vase-turned pillars, anchor escapement, bolt and shutter maintaining power, internal locking plate striking on a bell, the associated case with flat top moulded cornice, foliate frieze fret and spiral pilasters to the rising hood, replaced rectangular trunk door with ivorine plaque for Percy Webster, the plinth with later moulded base, the whole veneered with panels of oysters and marquetry flowers and leaves on an ebony ground