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WILLIAM KIPLING, A beautiful green and gilt lacquer table clock of rare small size.

WILLIAM KIPLING, A beautiful green and gilt lacquer table clock of rare small size. WILLIAM KIPLING, A beautiful green and gilt lacquer table clock of rare small size. WILLIAM KIPLING, A beautiful green and gilt lacquer table clock of rare small size.
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WILLIAM KIPLING, A beautiful green and gilt lacquer table clock of rare small size.

Origin
London
Date
circa 1725

A beautiful green and gilt lacquer table clock of rare small size, the 3 ½ inch break arch brass dial movement with hour strike, strike/silent and pull repeat on a single bell.

The backplate is finely engraved with a basket of fruit and leaves set within bands of scrolling foliage.

Date: circa 1725

Height: 10 ⅜ in (27.5 cm)

Width: 6 ¾ in (17 cm)

Depth: 4 ⅞ in (12.5 cm)

* William Kipling was apprenticed to Thomas Johnson in 1695 and he subsequently had his own workshops at Ratcliffe Cross between 1705 and 1750. He worked with his son John who predeceased his father in 1750. William Kipling, gentleman, of St Leonard’s Shoreditch died in 1757.

References: B. Loomes, Clockmakers of Britain 1286 - 1700, p.308

                     B. Loomes, Clockmakers of the World: 21st Century Edition, p.447

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