18TH Century Burl Walnut Tall Case Clock by Gerrit Knip(1,321 views)
Description: FINEST 18th c. DUTCH BURL WALNUT TALL CASE CLOCK by GERRIT KNIP. This Burl Walnut clock having a finely carved case with a magnificent painted scene. The sarcophagus top with blind fretwork and Corinthian bronze mounted columns. The shell case in very fine condition with all over bronze mounts. The finely carved and polished case sitting on detailed ball and claw feet. The whole hours and half hour rings listed on an engraved bronze plaque. Built by Gerrit Knip, is widely considered to be the most fashionable clockmaker and watchmaker in Amsterdam. The elaborate clockworks circa 1760-80 include a mechanically animated sun and moon design dial.
Condition Report: Good. Consistent with age and use.
Dimensions: 102 in.Hx26 in.Wx13 in.D
Artist or Maker: Gerrit Knip
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