Antique Longcase Marquetry Clock - LCMAR 104

Classic, month going, "inhabited" all over bird & flower marquetry longcase clock with detachable caddy top by James Beverly of London circa 1700. Exceptionally original and well looked after.

LCMAR 104 - £42,000



Classic "inhabited" all over bird and flower walnut and marquetry long door case with gilded gesso wooden ball finials to detachable caddy top, barley sugar twist hood columns, convex throat moulding, and polished cast brass lenticle.Typical London two step base.


12" square brass dial with scroll engraving between crown and cherub spandrels, ringing to winding holes and to centre of subsidiary seconds dial, finely matted and engraved dial centre with decoratively engraved square date box.Silvered chapter ring, seconds and date rings. Blued cut steel hands.


High quality, hourly striking, 5 pillar, month movement with outside countwheel high up on backplate.Brass bound weights.


James Beverly ( sometimes spelt Beverley ) of London. Recorded born circa 1670, apprenticed June 1684 to Robert Dore ( sometimes spelt Doore ) til 1691 but not freed.Work known - bracket clock about 1695 and watch circa 1700.

DATE - Circa 1700

HEIGHT - 94" ( 239 cms. ) or 86.5" ( 220 cms. ) ex. caddy top.

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