Sat, 11th Sep 2021 10:00

Fine Art & Antiques


Sold for £4,600

Lot details

William Kipling of London - an early 18th century walnut and floral marquetry inlaid longcase clock, having a square brass 12" dial, with cast brass cherub spandrels holding aloft a crown, signed to the silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring, having silvered subsidiary seconds dial, date aperture, matted centre, twin ringed winding holes for a brass eight-day four-pillar weight driven movement striking on a bell, the case with all-over floral marquetry and figural inlays, h.217cm

Condition report

With brass cased weights, pendulum and door key.

Case generally good with some shrinkage splits but veneers 99% complete.

Large chip above boxbase and further repair to opposite corner.

The whole dial appears cleaned back.

Movement appears all original and untouched for a long time.

Gut wire frayed but not broken.

Hands and chapter ring repainted.

Cheeks have been built up.

Seatboard probably an old replacement.

Case free from woodworm.

Consigned from a deceased estate in Sussex, no service history.

Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.


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