Hook & Spike By Walter Archer, Stow – On The Wold C.1695

MORTON

Ref No 686

A very attractive early hook & spike clock by Walter Archer, Stow On The Wold C.1695

Price:

The iron and brass bird cage movement has an anchor escapement, it retains its original wheel and metalwork including its hooks & spikes. The hours are struck via a countwheel on a large bell.

The 9” dial has brass corner spandrels, a chapter ring with early ½ hour markers and a fine single hand. The dial centre is most beautifully engraved with flowers and foliage and inside and outside borders.

A fine rare clock.

Walter Archer born in Morton in 1674 and his brother Charles born 1676 were working in Stow – On –The- Wold from the 1690`s, makers of lantern, hook and spike and longcase clocks. They continued working there until 1740.

Height: 12″ (31cms)

Product Enquiry