JOSEPH KNIBB, London c1680

  JOSEPH KNIBB, London c1680

An important Charles II grande sonnerie striking spring table clock in an ebony veneered and gilt brass mounted case. 

Joseph Knibb was born in 1640 in Oxford.  In 1668 he was given Freedom of the City. To begin with he worked with his brother John in Oxford before moving to London c1672 where he supplied clocks to Charles II and established himself alongside Thomas Tompion as one of the principal clockmakers of the last quarter of the 17th century.

Clockmaker: JOSEPH KNIBB, London
Circa: 1680
Stock Number: 3866s
Height: 12 inches (30.5 cm.)