With silvered chapter ring and subsidiary seconds dial and date aperture with cherub and crown spandrels, with arched case and door with glazed aperture on a plinth base decorated throughout with gilt Chinoiserie landscapes on a faux tortoiseshell ground
10014 in. (255 cm.) high, 20 in. (51 cm.) wide, 1038 in. (26.5 cm.) deep
Acquired from Anthony Woodburn, Kent, 1993.
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Thomas Stones is probably the maker recorded as being apprenticed in 1684 to John Westoby and who was subsequently made a member of the Clock Makers’ Company in 1692, and a master from 1730-1747.

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