Antique Longcase Mahogany Clock -

A classic "Edinburgh," late 18C, long door, flame mahogany, 8 day longcase clock by Peter Robertson of Perth with swan neck pediment, brass dial, MOONPHASES and High Water calibrations

LCMAH 352 - £12,750


Typical, delicately proportioned, late 18C, high quality, flame mahogany, "Perth/Edinburgh" area case with cast brass finial centred swan neck pediment having red "silk" back frets under and brass paterae to terminations. Dome topped side windows to hood. Fluted "flying" good columns with matching trunk quarter columns. Shaped top to trunk door. All set on shallow bracket feet.


12" breakarch brass dial with "starry sky" moonphases to arch, age of moon shown in ( outer ) Arabic numerals, with High Water indication to ( Roman ) inner. Matted and engraved dial centre with subsidiary seconds dial and square date box. Blued, cut steel hands.


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


Peter Robertson of Perth. There are several Robertson clockmakers recorded in Perth. They are - Andrew, Bridgend Perth circa 1790. Daniel, Perth 1845 - 55. David, Perth 1837. James, Perth 1770. Patrick, Perth 1765. Robert, Perth 1825 - 37. Robert, Perth 1893. Peter is ( as yet ) unrecorded.

DATE - Dating by style, circa 1770.

HEIGHT - 84" ( 214 cms. ).

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