Clocks

George II Chinoiserie Clock

  • Origin: England
  • Circa Date: 18th Century
  • Item #: LA-4600
  • Dimensions:
  • Height: 8' 4''
  • Width: 20''
  • Depth: 10.4''
  • Diam:

George II  Chinoiserie lacquered  tall case clock signed George Clark (London clockmaker – see below)

 

 

 

 

George Clarke is listed in Brain Loomes “Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World,” as working in 1725 until his death in 1766. He is a well know clockmaker and examples of his work are shown in a number of museums and collections around the world. He is know for his clocks with Turkish numerals and supplied many examples to the wealthy of Constantinople and the Ottoman Empire. Tall case clocks, musical clocks and lantern clocks have survived.

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