Antique Longcase Mahogany Clock -

A superbly proportioned, long door, flame mahogany, 8 day, brass dial, longcase clock with typical 'London' two step base.Signed to dial centre Willm. ( William ) Travers of London and dated 1803 below date aperture.

LCMAH 314 - £15,750



Typical 'London' high quality, long door, flame mahogany, case with breakarch top, side windows to hood, brass insert fluted hood columns with matching trunk quarter columns, and typical two step base.


12" breakarch brass dial with engraved "compass star" centred strike/silent subsidiary dial to arch, subsidiary seconds dial, square date box and cast brass spandrels.The typical "light touch" engraved and silvered dial centre signed in script Willm. ( William ) Travers with LONDON engraved in block.Unusually, the date - 1803, is engraved just below the date box.A rare and desirable feature.Blued cut steel hands.


Good quality, 8 day 4 pillar movement with hourly ( rack ) striking.


Willm. ( William ) Travers of London recorded Clockmakers Company 1781 - 1811.Pair cased, repeating, centre seconds watch, enamelled and set with pearls, by him in Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Known to have worked in Red Lion Street, Clerkenwell, London.

DATE - 1803.

May be dated to exactly 1803 this date being engraved in the dial centre ( immediately below the date box ) - a very rare feature enabling other, undated, clocks of this type to be dated by style.

HEIGHT - 86.6" ( 220 cms. ).

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