George II walnut longcase clock,2nd quarter 18th century  The two-train 8-day movement with silvered dial, matte center, secondary dial, date aperture, the arch signed William Stapleton London, above phases of the moon, the hood mounted with finials above an arched door, the base with molded plinth. 

 

William Stapleton is recorded in Clockmakers and Watchmakers of the World, volumn 1, as working in Hanover Square, London from the early 18th century until 1747.

 

Height 7'11".

 

Condition:  Case in overall good condition, movement associated, brass finials associated, glass panels to sides of hood later, two inch molding lacking to right side of hood base, some restorations to veneers, wear to silvering on dial, minor scratches and wear consistant with age.

 

Provinance: Estate of Leo Hershkowitz.

An English figured walnut longcase clock, circa 1740 (U06)

$3,500.00Price