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This Longcase Oak's Maker - Phillip Avenell of Farnham is recorded simply - "died 1783".He was part of the renowned and prolific Avenell ( also seen spelt Avenall ) extended family of unfailingly excellent clockmakers who worked ( mainly ) in Hampshire and Surrey over a 200 year period.Please also see LCMAH 306 and LCMAH 300 on current site plus LCMAH 247 in Archive section 2003 - 2006.

This Longcase Oak's Movement - High quality 5 pillar movement with hourly ( rack ) striking, the automaton figure driven from the pallet arbor. Typical, unfailingly excellent work from the Avenell family, please see below. - Price: £8,450

ANTIQUE Longcase Oak CLOCK - LCOAK 308

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Title LCOAK 308
 
Case Good, well proportioned, long door, oak case with caddy top, having blind fretwork frieze under, with matching fretwork to the spandrels under that. Breakarch side windows to hood, "pillars attached" hood door with matching hood rear quarter columns. Breakarch top to long trunk door. All set on single strip plinth.
Dial 12" breakarch brass dial with cast brass twin dolphin mounts flanking starry sky backed automaton figure of Chronos the Greek God of time under wheatear edge engraving to top of arch. "Tempus Fugit" ( time flees ) engraved to top of automaton surround with "Phillip Avenell Farnham" engraved below. Starburst centred subsidiary seconds dial, square date box, finely matted and engraved dial centre."Urn" cast brass corner spandrels. Blued cut steel hands.
Movement High quality 5 pillar movement with hourly ( rack ) striking, the automaton figure driven from the pallet arbor. Typical, unfailingly excellent work from the Avenell family, please see below.
Maker Phillip Avenell of Farnham is recorded simply - "died 1783".He was part of the renowned and prolific Avenell ( also seen spelt Avenall ) extended family of unfailingly excellent clockmakers who worked ( mainly ) in Hampshire and Surrey over a 200 year period.Please also see LCMAH 306 and LCMAH 300 on current site plus LCMAH 247 in Archive section 2003 - 2006.
Date This example, dating by style, Circa 1735.
Height 87.4" ( 222 cms. ).
Price £8,450

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