Sold for £11,000
William Prevost, Newcastle: A very rare late 17th Century three train walnut longcase clock, the 10in. (25.5cms) square dial, roman chapter ring with signature 'Wm Prevost, Newcastle', mask and foliate spandrels, subsiduary seconds dial and date aperture, three-train movement sounding on eleven hammers and bells, larger top bell, the barrels and most of the wheel trains set with a shaped sub plate, ring turned pillars, decorative turned steel arbour, the case with carved mask, flower and swag pendiment with gilt ball finials, fretwork frieze above glazed square door flanked by barley twist columns, line inlaid and banded waist door with oval lenticule on panel base, 220cms high. (with restorations)
NB For a full biography of William Prevost, see Brian Loomes, Clockmakers of Britain 1286-1700 published by Mayfield Books.
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Auction: December Country House & Fine Interiors Auction, 2nd Dec, 2021
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