Chinoiserie Longcase Clock by William Harris of Chippenham
A fine and rare provincial quarter striking and musical longcase clock.
The 6 pillar three train movement striking the quarters on eight bells and the hour on a further bell. The brass dial with separate silvered brass chapter ring, engraved silvered centre and enclosed by four brass spandrels. The arch with a silvered brass cartouche engraved with the tune title, The Happy Clown. The London made green lacquer case with gilt chinoiseries to trunk and base. The hood with separate brass capped angle pillars and with broken arch top with sound fret below.
Price: £17,500 / C.1775