An 18th century oak longcase clock by Wm Stokes
Lot No. 45
Price Realised £320
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An 18th century oak longcase clock by Wm Stokes The rectangular ogee moulded cornice above a square glazed door with ring turned split balusters, above a rectangular moulded door on square moulded plinth base, the 9.25" square brass dial with winged cherubs head spandrels framing the Roman chapter ring and matted centre with single hand, signed between V and VII 'Wm Stokes', the posted iron movement with anchor escapement and outside countwheel strike on a bell, the hammer stop and spring each with hand fretted decoration, the three strike train arbors are all made with pivots to the front in the traditional way, but secured at the rear by separate pivots in screw-threaded heads locating through the rear parts, 45cm wide, 21cm deep, 196cm high.