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This Longcase Marquetry's Maker - Char. ( Charles ) Halfted also recorded spelt Halsted and Halstead. Recorded born circa 1656 and apprenticed to Richard Halstead July 1670 - September 1677. The "later to become famous" Daniel Delander was apprenticed to him in April 1692 and later turned over to Thomas Tompion being freed in July 1699. Recorded member of the Clockmakers Company 1677 - 1710. Silver repeating watch circa 1710 by him in the Ilbert Collection.

This Longcase Marquetry's Movement - High quality 8 day movement with 5 knopped and finned pillars.Inside ( hourly ) countwheel striking.Matched pair of period brass bound weights and typical double brass pendulum bob. - Price: £33,000

ANTIQUE Longcase Marquetry CLOCK - LCMAR 103

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Title LCMAR 103
   
Case Typical, slender, exquisitely proportioned, walnut/bird & flower marquetry case with side windows and blind fret frieze to flat topped hood, Doric hood columns, concave throat moulding, long trunk door having round polished brass lenticle.The base set on plain strip plinth.
Dial 11" square brass dial with finely cast and finished "cherubs head" spandrels, finely matted dial centre having ringing to winding holes and to subsidiary seconds dial centre. Decorative engraving to square date box. Signed on chapter ring Char. Halfted London. Blued cut steel hands.
Movement High quality 8 day movement with 5 knopped and finned pillars.Inside ( hourly ) countwheel striking.Matched pair of period brass bound weights and typical double brass pendulum bob.
Maker Char. ( Charles ) Halfted also recorded spelt Halsted and Halstead. Recorded born circa 1656 and apprenticed to Richard Halstead July 1670 - September 1677. The "later to become famous" Daniel Delander was apprenticed to him in April 1692 and later turned over to Thomas Tompion being freed in July 1699. Recorded member of the Clockmakers Company 1677 - 1710. Silver repeating watch circa 1710 by him in the Ilbert Collection.
Date Circa 1700.
Height 83" ( 211 cms. )
Price £33,000

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