20th March 2021 9:30 GMT/BST

Spring Sale (Day Two)

 
  Lot 426
 

426

A Rare Chinoiserie Quarter Chiming Longcase Clock, signed Jos Green, North Shields, circa 1730,...

A Rare Chinoiserie Quarter Chiming Longcase Clock, signed Jos Green, North Shields, circa 1730, caddy pediment, side glass panels, black chinoiserie case with figural, birds, floral and Oriental decoration, trunk door with glass lenticle, 14-inch arch brass dial with a silvered Roman and Arabic signed chapter ring, dial centre with seconds, date aperture and with fine scroll and floral engraving, finely engraved border and arch with phases of the moon aperture, large triple weight driven movement with anchor escapement, quarter chiming on a nest of eight bells and with outside countwheel hour striking on a further bell, later seatboard, 252cm high see illustrations Joseph Green is recorded as working in Northshields as early as 1720 and several longcase clocks are known by him. He is believed to have died in 1739. See Loomes (Brian) Clockmakers of Northern England, pg.130.

Not Sold
Estimated at £5,000 - £6,000


 

09.02.21 Caddy pediment has been re-built, later finials, top section of the backboard has been re-newed, chinoiserie decoration has faded, hood gilt column capitals have been painted, trunk door lock is missing, inside trunk door with top and bottom pieces missing, later seatboard, dial slightly discoloured, with pendulum and three weights.

Auction: Spring Sale (Day Two), 20th March 2021

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