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Early English longcase clock by Ebsworth of London - Details:

English longcase clock circa 1690. This is a fine longcase clock by John Ebsworth of London. It has a thirty day movement with outside count wheel, bolt and shutter maintaining power, latched plates, and strikes on a bell.

The dial has a central Tudor Rose, silvered chapter ring, seconds dial, calendar aperture, and cherub spandrels.

The oak case is veneered in walnut and olivewood oyster with colored floral marquetry inlay.

John Ebsworth Londini Fecit. Ebsworth was apprenticed in 1657 and Master of the Clockmaker’s Company in 1697.

Another of his clocks is featured in Derek Robert’s book, British Longcase Clocks, on pages 5 and 35.

Circa 1690.

Dimensions: Height is 79 inches.





 


 
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