A very fine London Longcase clock. The brass dial plate measures 11” square and has a wheatear border with crown and cherub head spandrels, silvered
English walnut was used in longcase clocks mainly has a veneer, quite often as ‘book matched’ panels. Veneering in walnut was an expensive process and therefore used predominantly in high value London clocks and some finer provincial examples. In was used in clock case manufacturing from around 1680 to 1750.