The Evolution of The English Long-Case Clock

Catalogue no: 1282
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Percy C. Dawson
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 7 Language(s): English Publication date: April, 1940
Editor: Publisher: The Antique Collector
Dimensions: 280mm x 220mm Condition: Good
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The author concentrates on the earliest period of the longcase clock in the 17th century with full descriptions of the clocks illustrated. Photographs as follows: 1. A month duration, wanut veneered longcase by Jonathan Clowes (courtesy Percy Webster) 2. Ebony veneered Longcase by Johannes Fromanteel (coutesy Walter Iden) 3. Longcase by Ahasuerus Fromanteel, oak case veneered in brown ebony (coutesy Courtenay Ilbert) 4. Longcase by Johannes Fromanteel, oak case ebony veneered (Walter Iden) 5. Movement and dial of clock in photo 3 showing spoon lock and catch for rising hood 6. Oak longcase veneered in walnut by Edward East (Walter Iden) 7. Oak longcase veneered in ebony by Edward East (coutesy Messrs. Clowes & Jauncey) Also in this magazine are 2 advertisements with horological content as follows: 1. Percy Webster, 17 Queen Street, London W1. A rare Ship's Clock (illustrated), metal case with bronzed frets, 8 day striking movement, lever escapement. Hadle with Gimbal 2. James Oakes, Antiquarian Horologist, 37 Bury Street, St. James's. SW1. Poor quality photographs of 5 clocks. 2 longcase clocks by Henry Jones and John Wise. 3 bracket clocks by George Etherington, Henry Burgess and Daniel Quare
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