An 18th century English Chinoiserie grandfather clock or longcase clock. Features a scarlet red lacquered wood case with figural and village decorations. Clock housed in architectural arched case with gilt details and sphere finials. Clock face designed with black Roman numeral numbering, day and date complications, and ornate gilt filigree accenting. Further designed with a revolving moon phase and double open work dial marking hands. Clock marked: Anth Bennett. London. Purveyed and Labelled by: Richard Motley, Wapping.
Height: 94 in. (238.76 cm)
Width: 20 in. (50.8 cm)
Depth: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Style: Chinoiserie (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques: Lacquered, Oak, Brass, Lacquer
Place of Origin: England
Period: 18th Century
Date of Manufacture: 1780
Repaired: Lacquer restored but mostly intact and original. High quality museum restoration of lacquer. Wear consistent with age and use. All our Tall Case Clocks spend about one week at our clock specialist for tuning, balancing and preparation for shipment. This insures that when our clocks are delivered to you that they work properly and would only require minimal setup.