27th March 2021 9:30 GMT/BST

The Curious Collector

 
  Lot 79
 

79

A Burr Walnut Eight Day Longcase Clock, signed George Tyler, London, circa 1720, case with...

A Burr Walnut Eight Day Longcase Clock, signed George Tyler, London, circa 1720, case with caddy top pediment, spire and ball finials, pierced sound frets to the sides, brass capped door columns, moulded trunk door with brass surround glazed lenicle, 12-inch arched brass dial with Roman and Arabic chapter ring, matted dial centre with seconds dial and date aperture, the arch with domed silvered plaque signed George Tyler London, and bordered with wheatear engraving, five pillar movement with anchor escapement and rack striking on a bell, (case with restorations), 270cm high Provenance: Tennants, 22nd July 2011, Lot 1095 George Tyler was apprenticed to Robert Dingley in 1692. He is recorded as working at Pope's Head Alley, Lombard Street, London. He was a member of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers from 1699-1723.

Sold for £2,000
Estimated at £2,000 - £3,000


 

15.01.21 Case has been polished and cleaned throughout at some time, fretwork to the hood have all been replaced, some pieces of moulding have been replaced and veneers, skirting appears to have been replaced, case with restorations, later hands, dial and movement is clean,

Auction: The Curious Collector, 27th March 2021

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