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English and Gilt-decorated Black Japanned "Act of Parliament Clock"

Auction:
2332
Lot:
657
Sold for:
$3,819$3,250

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2332
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

English and Gilt-decorated Black Japanned "Act of Parliament Clock", c. 1770-90, case signed John Sewell of Louth (Lincolnshire), circular molded face with single-train movement, the front case decorated with chinoiserie scenes, the sides with foliage, ogee scrolled pendant, ht. 58, dia. of face 30 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

John Sewell, Chinoiserie

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