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This Longcase Walnut's Maker - Jno. ( John ) Burges of Gosport is recorded, a single date, 1726 - about the time he made this clock.

This Longcase Walnut's Movement - High quality, knopped, ringed and finned, 5 pillar, 8 day, movement with hourly ( rack ) striking. - Price: £17,250

ANTIQUE Longcase Walnut CLOCK - LCWAL 120

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Title LCWAL 120
Case The typical, early 18C, Portsmouth/Gosport area, high quality, long door, figured and crossbanded, walnut case with triple eagle/ball finial mounted substantial "overhanging" breakarch top moulding and distinctive shallow breakarch top to the trunk door. A classic early example of the region. Side windows to hood.
Dial 12" breakarch brass dial with wheatear edge engraving extending into the arch which features a LARGE, finely engraved sector depicting day of the week, God for that day, and deity symbol.A rare and well executed feature. The silvered chapter ring with "tethered" half hour markers and flanked by cast brass spandrels. The finely matted dial centre with subsidiary seconds dial, square date box and blued cut steel hands. N.B. The standard of engraving - especially that of the deities shown in the arch, is of the very finest quality.
Movement High quality, knopped, ringed and finned, 5 pillar, 8 day, movement with hourly ( rack ) striking.
Maker Jno. ( John ) Burges of Gosport is recorded, a single date, 1726 - about the time he made this clock.
Date Circa 1726.
Height 90.5" ( 230 cms. ) or 86.6" ( 220 cms. ) ex. Central finial.
Price £17,250

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