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Joseph Knibb
AN EBONY MONTH GOING ROMAN STRIKING LONGCASE CLOCK, LONDON, CIRCA 1685
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Joseph Knibb
AN EBONY MONTH GOING ROMAN STRIKING LONGCASE CLOCK, LONDON, CIRCA 1685
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Joseph Knibb
AN EBONY MONTH GOING ROMAN STRIKING LONGCASE CLOCK, LONDON, CIRCA 1685
10-inch latched dial with wheat ear border and signed along the lower edge Joseph Knibb Londini Fecit, winged cherub spandrels, skeletonised chapter ring, finely matted centre with date aperture, finely pierced hands, the movement with five latched ringed and knopped pillars, reversed five wheel trains, outside count wheel cut for roman notation, striking on two bells, anchor escapement, the backplate cut for the anchor and applied with a movement securing bracket, the pendulum with butterfly thumb piece above the threaded bob and fine regulation thumb piece above the back cock, the case with shallow domed cresting to the rising hood with three brass ball finials above a moulded cornice, frieze fret and spiral pilasters, spoon locking, the trunk with long panelled door, the plain plinth with bun feet
201cm. 6ft. 7in. high overall
circa 1685
London
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Provenance

A label inside the trunk door states that this clock was once the property of the 13th Earl of Erroll, Slains Castle, Scotland.

Description

For details of Joseph Knibb and Roman striking please see the preceding lot.

This clock belongs to a small group of similar clocks all with Roman striking. See R.A. Lee, The Knibb Family Clockmakers, plts. 31 and 32, and Dawson, Drover & Parkes, Early English Clocks, plt. 373.

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