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This Longcase Oak's Maker - Joseph Stancliffe of Barkisland is recorded born the son of John ( also a clockmaker ) 1740.Baptised in Ripponden and believed apprenticed to William Finch, watchmaker 1753. Worked with his father who died in 1780 prior to which output was allegedly signed Stancliffe Barkisland after 1780 the full signature Joseph Stancliffe Barkisland appears to have been used.Most of his output were simple brass dial 30 hour clocks so this 8 day, moonphase example was very much the 'deluxe' version of his work.

This Longcase Oak's Movement - Well executed, high quality, 4 pillar, 8 day, movement with nicely turned details.Hourly ( rack ) striking on a single bell, pull hour repeat, strike/silent. This example has the so called "table top" unusual seatboard arrangement so typical of the Stancliffes and others in the Halifax school of clockmaking catchment area at the time. - Price: £8,750

ANTIQUE Longcase Oak CLOCK - LCOAK 283

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Title LCOAK 283
Case High quality, quarter sawn oak case with eagle ball capped swan neck pediment, 'floating'? hood columns, quarter columns to trunk, the trunk door with shaped top, the base with raised panel. The whole set on fretted apron base.
Dial 13" breakarch brass dial with moonphases to arch, finely engraved and silvered dial centre featuring ho ho birds, starburst to centre of subsidiary seconds dial and sailing ship to centre of subsidiary date dial.Signed 'Joseph Stancliffe Barkisland' to a 'rainbow'? over top of arch.Blued cut steel hands.
Movement Well executed, high quality, 4 pillar, 8 day, movement with nicely turned details.Hourly ( rack ) striking on a single bell, pull hour repeat, strike/silent. This example has the so called "table top" unusual seatboard arrangement so typical of the Stancliffes and others in the Halifax school of clockmaking catchment area at the time.
Maker Joseph Stancliffe of Barkisland is recorded born the son of John ( also a clockmaker ) 1740.Baptised in Ripponden and believed apprenticed to William Finch, watchmaker 1753. Worked with his father who died in 1780 prior to which output was allegedly signed Stancliffe Barkisland after 1780 the full signature Joseph Stancliffe Barkisland appears to have been used.Most of his output were simple brass dial 30 hour clocks so this 8 day, moonphase example was very much the 'deluxe' version of his work.
Date Circa 1780.
Height 91"( 231 cms. ) or 88" ( 223.5 cms. ) ex finials.
Price £8,750

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