brass dial longcase clock
8 Day duration
five pillar movement striking the hours.
12" brass dial
with matted centre with 'birds and basket' engraving, ringed seconds
hole, silvered chapter ring with fleur-de-lis half hour markers. Mask
spandrels to the corners, arch containing dolphin spandrels and a
sunburst engraved roundel. Seconds indicator with silvered dial. No
makers name present, dial features indicate likely more provincial form c. 1750
or earlier. Brass faced ring engraved pendulum bob & nice lead weights with ring
tall but well proportioned mahogany case standing 90". Case of the
typical form of London design used from c. 1750 onwards. Long trunk door and panelled base with double plinth.
Having some quantity of Cuban mahogany parts.
Break-arch topped hood with brass inlaid reeded pillars and arch topped side
The movement, dial and case professionally
and sympathetically restored. Condition excellent, case restoration
details on request, movement overhauled to a guaranteed standard.
desirable clock despite uncertain association.