Antique Longcase Mahogany Clock -

Spencer and Perkins of London ( recorded Snow Hill 1765 - 1810 ). Classic, pagoda top, long door flame mahogany, typically London, high quality, 8 day longcase clock with painted dial, pull hour repeat, and strike/silent facility to arch

LCMAH 341 - £15,750


Classic, typically "London" high quality flame mahogany, pagoda top case with 3 brass spire/ball finials, "wrigglework" decorated red "silk" backed brass frets to pagoda front and to both sides.Brass capped, brass insert hood columns with matching trunk quarter columns and plain brass capped hood rear quarter columns. Good, rich, flame mahogany veneers to trunk door and to raised base panel above typical "London" two step plinth, the lower shaped. Beautifully made, classic example.


12" breakarch plain painted dial with strike/silent to arch, seconds and date subsidiary dials, polished and lacquered brass hands all on a high quality, cast and "worked" brass dial plate. N.B. Dials are usually painted onto a ( cheaper ) iron base, brass being considered the higher quality option.


High quality 5 pillar, 8 day, hourly ( rack ) striking movement with pull hour repeat and strike/silent facility.Typical, high quality "double brass" pendulum bob. N.B. The superb quality of the movement commented on by the ( not easily impressed ) movement restorer. Brass bound weights, brass strip pendulum.


Spencer & Perkins - one of the most respected high quality makers of the period recorded at 44, Snow Hill ( London ) 1765 - 1810.Also seen as Perkins and Spencer. Very fine maker of watches and instruments with a pedometer by them in the Guildhall Museum.

DATE - Circa 1800

HEIGHT - 98.8" ( 251 cms. ) or 92.7" ( 235.5 Cms. ) ex. central finial.

Allan Smith Antique Clocks

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