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Clocks: CL0006


A striking long-case clock


Mixed media



Height: 240cm
Width: 36cm
Depth: 27cm

Other materials

Mahogany case with brass fittings; plain silvered face, numerals painted, with gilt surround, behind glass


"Claudius du Chesne, Londini" (maker on face); "s n" (engr: above face)

The case is relatively plain with simple fluting on the edges. It stands on a plinth and pedestal. The face has a pediment above supported by a hood capital on two columns and is topped with three finials. The silvered clock face has inset second and date recorders. The face is surmounted with an engraved sun plaque.
Claudius du Chesne was a clock-maker working in London during the reign of George I.
  • 1412
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