George I Walnut Long Case Clock

By William Sellers, London, Early 18th Century

the case with stepped and moulded flat top hood with glazed rectangular side panels and brass-capped front pilasters, the rectangular trunk with single panelled door, on plinth base, the silvered and gilded brass dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds dial and date, signed ‘W Sellers London’, inward countwheel strike, with pendulum and weights

height 210 cm width 47 cm depth 24 cm
Private Collection, Sydney
Cf. for comparison Derek Roberts, British Longcase Clocks, Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 1990, pp. 62-120
William Sellers was apprenticed to John Clowes in 1682/83 until 1689. He was freed in November 1691. He was made a Steward of the Clockmakers Company in 1712 and in 1724 he was made an Assistant
  • EStimate $5,000 - $7,000
  • sold $5,640 Incl BP
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