Wm. Webster  London longcase clockback to online tag sale


                                                                                    

William Webster of Exchange Alley, London

circa 1714 quarter chiming tallcase clock

with sweep center second hand, and a pull quarter repeater

A superb tallcase clock in every aspect.

William Webster was an apprentice of the renowned Thomas Tompion

He opened his own shop in 1711, on the death of Thos. Tompion 

This is one of the first clocks to have an arched top dial

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Webster tall case, London circa 1715



 

hood


dial

Dial with Sweep Center Second Hand

Name boss

nest of 8 bells

wood work

pictures of door veneer work

 

 

door

 



 

 

 


 

base of clock 

 

 


 

 

 

 



 looking down inside trunk

 

original lock 


 

 

left cheek

 

 

left side of seatboard

 

right cheek

right side of seatboard 

 weights, and pendulum bob