c18th george iii period mahogany longcase clock

C18th George III period mahogany long-case clock


Price

SOLD

Item Ref

ML 140

Description

C18th George III period mahogany long-case clock with signed movement by
'RICHARD MASON .St Albans'.
Fitted with a classically-inspired design engraved silvered arch dial face with Roman numeral hour markings and Arabic minute and date markers .
Fitted with blued steel hands , five-pillar ,8-day duration, hour-striking movement on bell together with brass date-hand .
Intricate pierced fret-work sides to hood. Excellent quality grade of selected mahogany , having achieved a rich colour and patina.
Fully-serviced movement ,excellent time-keeping . High quality replacement brass finials standing on reeded blocks to top of hood.
Prophetically inscribed to dial "THE MOMENT PAST LAYD MANY FAST ". London-type top quality case with brass stop-flutes to quarter columns on trunk and to columns on hood with architectural brass caps.
Flame-veneered long door to trunk with arch top. The base of case with moulded applied decoration, the whole raised on a double stepped plinth base.
A supremely elegant late eighteenth century Georgian period long-case clock with real style and presence .
(Keys to hood,case and movement)
H 96".
W 20
D 20
England c.1785.
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
www.leesantiquesworcester.com.
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 140


Dimensions

Height = 243.8405 cm (96")
Width = 50.8001 cm (20")
Depth = 50.8001 cm (20")



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