Antique Longcase Mahogany Clock -

A typical, early 19C, West Country, nicely proportioned, short door, figured mahogany, 8 day, longcase clock with swan neck pediment, painted dial and MOONPHASES by Slade of Trowbridge.

LCMAH 322 - £6,450


Typical West Country, early 19C, short door figured mahogany case with eagle/ball centred swan neck pediment having brass paterae terminations. The hood with typical wavy inner edge to door, "flying" fluted hood columns with Corinthian capitals and shaped backsplats.

The trunk with boxwood strung canted corners, the door with boxwood and ebony stringing repeated in the base - also with canted corners.All set on shaped shallow bracket feet.


12" breakarch painted dial by Wilkes of Birmingham recorded 1808 - 1815. ( Hospital Street ). Moonphases to arch, with typical seascape/landscape decoration, subsidiary seconds dial, "sad mouth" date aperture and seashells to corner spandrels. Interestingly there is a motto to "rainbow" in arch -"Let not the sun go down on your wrath". Blued cut steel hands.


Good quality, 4 pillar, 8 day, movement with hourly ( rack ) striking on a single bell.


Slade of Trowbridge. Is recorded in the Parish rate book from 1813 - 1820.

DATE - Circa 1815.

HEIGHT - 86" ( 218.5 cms ) or 84" ( 213.4 cms. ) ex finial.

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