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Small Georgian Green Japanned Lacquer Chinoiserie Longcase Clock, 18th Century

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Small early Georgian dark green japanned (‘lacquer’) chinoiserie longcase clock. Retaining lovely untouched original decoration. With original and highly sought-after period brass-bound weights. Measurements: Height 87 '' (221 cm.) inc finials (each of which approx 5'' (13 cm.)] Width max overall 21 1/2'' (54.5cm.) Circa 1740. This well-proportioned George II period clock has a long door decorated with gilt heightened chinoiserie scenes of courtly ladies in a landscape of pavilions, trellises and foliage. The base similarly decorated, with the additional highlight of a rather rare image to find of a European square-rigger, much like the East Indiaman* ships used by the East India Company during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The sides decorated with gilt foliage. The domed hood with side glass panels. The five pillar 8 day 12'' arched brass dial with silvered chapter ring on a matted ground, and signed Marmaduke Storr, London. With a subsidiary seconds dial, date aperture and strike silent facility in the arch. Striking the hour on a bell. The dial flanked by well-cast brass spandrels. Blued steel hands. The professionally restored, tested and guaranteed movement will last for generations to come. (Full guarantee for two years). The case with an old British Antique Dealers Association Ltd. label. -Marmaduke Storr, Lombard street, London- Born York 1710, apprenticed 1724-1775. Moved to London 1724. Specialised in long case clocks. ”Eminent watchmaker” probably Clockmakers Company. Watch movement mentioned in G.H. Baillie ‘Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World’, p.304. M. Storr’s family: Batty York b. 1710 d. 1793 & Gibbs, London (Lombard Street) 1752. Jonathan (son of Marmaduke) York, b. 1739, d. 1795, and William York, d. 1794. Sothebys sold a much restored, very tall (9') green chinoiserie lacquer long case (without pagoda top) at the Devenish Collection sale in New York @ $23,750.00, lot 15, on 24th April, 2008. For further reading see 'The Development Of English Black Japanning 1620-1820'.

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  • Period
    1740-1749
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    Height: 221 cm inc finial (13 cm) Width: max overall 21 1/2″
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 82 in. x W 21.5 in. x D 0.1 in.H 208.28 cm x W 54.61 cm x D 2.54 mm
  • Seller Location
    Lymington, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    BHA941
  • Reference Number
    LU4081114306861
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