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Late 18th Century Liege Burled Walnut Tall Case Clock

About the Item

A stately late 18th century Belgian, Liege, tall case clock case having a period Black Forest clock workings with wooden enameled dial and hand-painted fruit decoration, the original minute and hour hands of solid brass and the original sand filled iron weights. The case in stunning burled walnut with gilt bronze ormolu, the door, having a round spyglass window, showing the movement of the pendulum. Has an eight day movement with a bell strike. Cabinetmakers in Belgian cities such as Liege, began to offer goods that reflected the tastes and needs of a new class. But the strongest aesthetic statement came from the wood - richly-grained, honey-colored, often book-matched veneers of walnut and fruitwood.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 99.5 in (252.73 cm)Width: 18.5 in (46.99 cm)Depth: 14.5 in (36.83 cm)
  • Style:
    Black Forest (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1790
  • Condition:
    Replacements made: The clock workings an are not original to the case, but is late 19th century Black Forest and has been professionally cleaned and balanced. The clock is in good working condition. The duration is eight days. Repaired: The clock workings an are not original to the case, but is late 19th century Black Forest and has been professionally cleaned and balanced. The clock is in good working condition. The duration is eight days. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. The Clock case is in good original condition with no major losses. The clock dial has some old damage on the bottom right and bottom left. Please refer to images.
  • Seller Location:
    New Orleans, LA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU6628234171792
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