c18th george iii period mahogany longcase clock

C18th George III period mahogany long-case clock


| $8,322 USD | €7,082 EUR

Item Ref

ML 140


C18th George III period mahogany long-case clock by 'RICHARD MASON .St Albans'.
Fitted classically-engraved silvered arch dial with Roman numeral hour markings ,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 .Great colour ,stunning quality timber ,and with original patina.
Fully-serviced movement ,excellent time-keeping . Replaced quality 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 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 plinth base. (Keys to hood,case and movement)
H 96".
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 .
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


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

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