London, South Kensington
22 March 2006
A Queen Anne 12 in. dial longcase clock movement, circa 1705
The square dial with cherub and coronet spandrels to silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring with fleur-de-lys half hour and diamond half quarter hour markers, signed Cor Herbert Jun.r London, matted centre with subsidiary seconds ring, ringing to the winding holes and to the circular date aperture, this also with bird and flower engraving around, blued steel hands, the eight day movement with four ringed pillars and inside countwheel strike on bell (lacking)
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Cornelius Herbert: apprenticed 1690, free of the Clockmakers' Company 1700, Master 1727 and died 1751.
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