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Lantern clock made in the 1670s by Richard Ames of LondonLantern clock made in the 1670s by Richard Ames of London

A fine lantern clock made in the 1670s by Richard Ames of London, a well-known clockmaker who worked ‘Neere St. Andrews Church in Holburn’    He was a former apprentice of the celebrated Peter Closon and was working from 1657 until he died shortly after he became Master of the Clockmakers Company in 1682.  He was one of the first to make clocks with a centre pendulum, as this one has.  Originally with alarmwork.  Like several of his clocks, this one has half-hour striking. The original doors on this clock never had ‘wings’.  Pictured after restoration.  See article. SOLD.
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