Joseph Richmond of York - 8-day mahogany longcase clock c 1820, with a swans neck pediment and ball ...
Joseph Richmond of York - 8-day mahogany longcase clock c 1820, with a swans neck pediment and ball and eagle finial, break arch hood door flanked by inlaid pilasters with brass capitals, trunk with inlay, stepped canted corners and wavy topped door, on a rectangular inlaid panel plinth on bracket feet, painted dial with a depiction of rural cottage to the arch and floral spandrels, tumbling Arabic numerals with minute markers, 15 minute Arabic's and matching steel hands, subsidiary seconds dial and calendar aperture, dial pinned directly to a rack striking movement, striking the hours on a bell. With weights and pendulum.
John Richmond is recorded as working in Fossgate, York with his son (Joseph II) 1818-32. During this period they were responsible for the upkeep and winding of the clocks in York Minster.
Estimate: £150 - £250
Approx Sale Time: 13:00 - 13:20