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Emmanuel Hopperton (1705-1753)

Biography of longcase clockmaker Emmanuel Hopperton (1705-1753)

Emmanuel Hopperton (1705-1753) was a Yorkshire longcase clockmaker born in 1705.

Hopperton is recorded as working in Mill Hill, Leeds from around 1720 until his death in 1753.

A number of longcase clocks are attributed to him with walnut veneer being used as decoration on an oak case.

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Lot FS16/668

Lot FS16/668: Emmanuel Hopperton, Leeds, An Oak and Walnut Longcase Clock

Emmanuel Hopperton, Leeds, an oak and walnut longcase clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours on a bell with an inside countwheel, the twelve-inch brass break-arch dial having a raised chapter ring engraved with black Roman numerals, Arabic five-minute numerals and flame half-hour markings, with cast brass female-head corner spandrels, with a date aperture to the matted centre and decorative blued steel hands, the arch with dolphin spandrels and a roundel engraved with the maker's name 'Emmanuel Hopperton, Leeds', the oak case with walnut veneer to the door and hood, with a raised panel to the base, shaped top to the trunk door, a break arch hood with brass finials to the blocks and three-quarter columns, height: 240, inc. finial. * Emmanuel Hopperton, born 1705, is recorded as working in Mill Hill, Leeds from circa 1720 until his death in 1753. A number of longcases are recorded with walnut veneer used as decoration on an oak case as in this example. Sale date: FS16. 31st Oct 1st Nov Illustration charge: �20.

Estimate: £500 - £600
Realised: £680