Lantern Clock, Thomas Clay, Seventeenth Century

Chelmsford, Essex, England

Lantern Clock, Thomas Clay, Seventeenth Century, Image 1

The maker's signature is displayed on the base of the front fret; originally with balance wheel escapement, converted to anchor escapement early in its life, probably the late 17th or very early 18th century. This is a good, honest lantern clock with minor wear consistent with age.

Date: 17th Century

Measurement: H: 14.5", W: 7.5", D: 6.5"

Condition: Now on a modern oak shelf copied from photos in Wallace Nutting's Clock Book.

Reference: English lantern Clocks by George White, page 205, figure IV/104 (left).


SKU: 843-236

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