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Wm. Ray Sudbury. A rare charming, arched dial English pantry clock with its carrying case.The weight driven verge escapement movement with going and alarm trains. c. 1760. The softwood ebonised linen-lined carrying case with compartments for the clock, weights and a -likely restored- suspension hook.

Diam chapter ring 11.5 cm. Case H. 26.7 W.15.1 cm.

William Ray, son of Daniel Ray, was recorded to work 'next to the Moot Hall' in Sudbury (Suffolk). He was born in 1735, married in 1758 and died in 1808.

Note: according to Brian Loomes a pantry clock was "one made for the staff quarters in the house of a gentleman of some quality".

 

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