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A Charles II walnut and marquetry longcase clock, the case on later bun feet and with bird-and-floral marquetry to the plinth and in shaped panels to the rectangular trunk door with oval lenticle, similar marquetry to the throat moulding and to the reconverted rising hood, with later twist columns, the 10¼in.sq. dial signed Joseph Knibb Londini fecit below VI and interrupting the acanthus engraved border, silvered chapter ring, the finely matted centre with calendar

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A Charles II walnut and marquetry longcase clock, the case on later bun feet and with bird-and-floral marquetry to the plinth and in shaped panels to the rectangular trunk door with oval lenticle, similar marquetry to the throat moulding and to the reconverted rising hood, with later twist columns, the 10¼in.sq. dial signed Joseph Knibb Londini fecit below VI and interrupting the acanthus engraved border, silvered chapter ring, the finely matted centre with calendar
aperture below XII, finely pierced blued steel hands, typical fat winged cherub spandrels, latches to the five ringed pillar movement with anchor escapement, small diameter outside countwheel strike, typical butterfly nut spring suspension to the pendulum with fine adjustment; associated and restored
6ft.5½in (197cm.) high

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