Lot 418
English Chinoiserie Tall Case Clock by John Buffet, Colchester
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Mid 18th century, time and strike brass movement, the dial's silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals encloses a subsidiary seconds dial and date aperture, applied scrolled brass spandrels; the walnut case with pine back, allover paint and gilt, the shaped waist door embellished with raised chinoiserie decoration; the arched hood door with glass side panels and faced with Doric half-columns.

81.25 x 19.25 x 9 in.

From the Estate of the late Dr. Alison Mary Turner, Wake Forest, NC. Much of the collection was inherited from Dr. Turner's parents, Royal Navy Captain and Mrs. John Schomberg Hammill and great-grandparents, Admiral Sir Montague Edward Browning and Lady Ruth Boldero Browning. As members of the Peers of the Realm of Great Britain, Dr. Turner's family history is well documented, and additional information on the family is available.

Base lacking feet and possibly truncated; upper cornice fretwork with bends and losses; replaced glass; all over expected wear, paint losses and chipping consistent with age. Please see Terms & Conditions: Clocks & Watches.

$1,000 - 2,000