Lantern Clock by Willoughby Bristol England
Reference No.: 29
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Location of Origin: Europe / England
Medium/Materials: Brass Steel
Dimensions: 16in (h) x 6in (w) x 6in (d)
Description: Lantern clock comprised of a square case with ornate pierced fretwork on small urn feet a large circular dial with a chapter ring extending beyond the width of the case and a large bell and finial. Converted to a clockwork mechanism and lacking weights.
Provenance: The Zildjian Collection Woodstock Vermont
Additional Information: Benjamin Willoughby was a clockmaker who trained in London in the 1670s. He later moved to Bristol and scholars believe he worked there circa 1690 - 1710.