A William III marquetry longcase clock; two-train movement inscribed in silver chapter ring 'Rob. Halsted, London' in cherub and crown spandrels; the domed hood with three-quarter columns, the fronts with floral and urn marquetry in natural and green fruitwoods on ebony, within 'seaweed' borders.
The bequest of Margaret (Anderson) McEwan, The Hon. Mrs Ronald - later Dame Margaret - Henry Fulke Greville, DBE (1863-1942) from probate records linked with the donation of the property to the National Trust in 1943. This item found on the record for Polesden Lacey The Corridor, page 10.
Marks and inscriptions
Rob. Halsted, London (inscribed on face)
Makers and roles
Robert Halsted, clockmaker