An Example Of The Dial And Movement Of An Elaborate Longcase Musical Clock

its many virtues are not apparent at a first glance.

only by Knibb ; Knibb's

Joseph it is work-

Joseph it is work-

m a ns h i p untouched by the clock-jobber. The hour ring has been re-silvered and the numerals re-waxed,—and that is all. The hands are beautifully pierced and carved, and the cherub - headed corner-pieces are wellmodelled and chased. There is no seconds dial, although the pendulum is of seconds' length. The winding-holes are wide apart, -due to the unusual " planting " of the trains,—which give a refined appearance to the dial. The hour ring is broad (it must be remembered that the dial has not the delicacy', as it has not the quality of raxamples such as Fig. 398), with the minute divisions on the outer edge. The outside locking-plate is large, and spoked, planted outside the back-plate in the usual way with early clocks. Later on, this locking-plate is found attached to the main wheel, and inside the plates. A still later development is the rack-striker, for details of which the reader must ba referred to "English Domestic Clocks." Joseph Knibb's peculiar square-section striking bell will be noticed above the dial, and the .same fashion will be remarked on the other Knibb clocks illustrated in this chapter.

The pendulum bob has no regulating screw underneath, but the pendulum rod

Figs 423 and 424.

DAN QUARE, LONDON.

Month Striking Clock. Finely engraved dial and chased spandrel corners. Hands were finely pierced. Oak case veneered with burr walnut. Carved cresting and corkscrew pillars to hand. Date about 1700.

itself has a " butterfly " adjusting screw, and there is another above the suspension. The spoon-shaped rocketting catch, before referred to, which locks the hood when the lower door is closed, can be seen in Fig. 413. The hood is here raised on its coil-spring catch, attached, high up, on the backboard at the side. In addition to this, the lower rail of the hood is fitted with a keyhole, so that the hood can be locked. Joseph Knibb did not intend his clock to be wound by unauthorised persons. The case is of oak,

Long Case Musical Clock

CASE OF PANELLED CASE VENEERED WITH FLORAL CASE VENEERED WITH " ALL-

EBONY. MARQUETERIE IN PANEL. OVER " MARQUETERIE.

CASE OF PANELLED CASE VENEERED WITH FLORAL CASE VENEERED WITH " ALL-

EBONY. MARQUETERIE IN PANEL. OVER " MARQUETERIE.

CASE VENEERED WITH "ALL- MINIATURE CLOCK WITH

OVER " MARQUETERIE. SKELETON DIAL.

Twisted columns to hood. Case veneered with " all-over " marqueterie.

CASE VENEERED WITH "ALL- MINIATURE CLOCK WITH

OVER " MARQUETERIE. SKELETON DIAL.

Twisted columns to hood. Case veneered with " all-over " marqueterie.

Fig. 430. CASE VENEERED WITH ARABESQUE MARQUETERIE

Gilt spires and trusses to hood. Viscount Rothermere

Fig. 430. CASE VENEERED WITH ARABESQUE MARQUETERIE

Gilt spires and trusses to hood. Viscount Rothermere

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Fig. 432. SEAWEED MARQUETERIE.

Fig. 433. MOSAIC MARQUETERIE.

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