Thomas Speakman of London - early 18th century 8-day walnut longcase clock c1720, with a flat...
Thomas Speakman of London - early 18th century 8-day walnut longcase clock c1720, with a flat-topped hood, shallow cornice and blind frieze beneath, glazed panels to the sides, square hood door with attached pillars and wooden capitals, long trunk with a conforming flat-topped door, circular glass lenticle with a brass bezel and concave moulding to the edge, short rectangular plinth with a broad skirting, brass dial with steel hands, matted dial centre and ringed winding apertures, twin cherub and crown spandrels, silvered chapter ring with inner quarter hour track and minute track, Roman numerals, five-minute Arabic’s and makers name, seconds dial and square date aperture, dial pinned to a rack striking movement with a recoil anchor escapement, striking the hours on a cast bell. With weights and pendulum. Thomas Speakman was apprenticed to his father William Speakman in 1676, member of the clockmakers company 1685 died c1720.
Estimate: £1000 - £2000
Approx Sale Time: 11:42 - 12:02