A 19th Century longcase clock of large proportions, the later associated eight day striking movement and painted dial enclosed by a marquetry inlaid and domed stepped pillared hood above an arched door flanked by gilt scroll capital columns and dolphin carved side brackets, the case decorated with a windmill in a landscape, raised to a canted plinth base and splayed lion paw feet, some damage and later repair, height 272cm
Andrew Mayall - Valuer & Auctioneer
Collectables & Furniture
Andrew’s career began in 1989 after a work experience position led to a post with a regional firm involving weekly general and monthly fine art sales. He conducted his first auction sale at the age of 18 and went on to win the West Midlands Incorporated Society of Valuers and Auctioneers ‘Young Auctioneer of the Year’ award in 1994, going on to represent the region in the national finals. He joined Fieldings in 2005 dealing with probate and estate work within the company, involving his interests in 20th Century design items, furniture and collectables. Some of Andrew’s favourite finds include a bronze ‘Head of Albert Einstein’ by Sir Jacob Epstein that sold for £56,000, an early 19th Century targe shield that sold for £9,200 and a Chinese bamboo brush pot that achieved £6,800.