Hy Hindley (York 1701-1771) Marquetry Inlaid Grandmother Clock, mid 18th Century, highly accomplished inlay work profusely covering the entire burlwood case with spring flowers, leaf scrolls, shells, the door inlaid with a planted urn. The brass dial engraved “Hy Hindley York” and winged cupid heads at the corners. As a clock maker, Hindley can be compared with the most eminent London clockmakers of his day. His production of many fine turret clocks to grace prestigious buildings and of domestic clocks for the elite homes of York and Yorkshire earned him a justified reputation of a leading maker of quality timepieces.
Height 49 in. Width 10 ½ in. Depth 7 ½ in.
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