monumental scale c19th victorian period oakcased wallclock

Monumental scale C19th Victorian period oak-cased wall-clock.


| $7,985 USD | €6,883 EUR

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MLSC 126


Monumental scale C19th Victorian period oak-cased wall-clock .Original painted Roman numeral white enamel dial with black steel hands ,brass bezel to glazed, hinged door and carved oak-leaf and acorn decoration to sides. Bearing the name of its maker William Manning ,Worcester, the clock is fitted with an hour-chiming weight-driven regulator dead-beat escapment with power maintainence. Stunning golden patina , with moulded sectional surround to clock-head, shaped tapering bottom case and arch panel door. Of visually stunning proportions and size, with great presence and of historical importance. "Clock-makers & Watch-makers of Central England" by Joseph McKenna , records William Manning at 96, High St., Worcester in 1830. By 1851 trading at 20, The Cross, and by 1864 trading as Manning and Manning, thence Manning & Co., from 1878-80. Probably made originally for public or institutional use , but could be considered as the ultimate in kitchen ,barn or loft-space clock features. Complete with original lead weights, brass-cased pendulum and winding key. In working order.
H 76"
Dia (of head)34"
Dia (of face)24"
W (case) 20".
England c.1860
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 .
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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 .
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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: MLSC 126


Height = 193.0404 cm (76")
Width = 50.8001 cm (20")
Depth = 86.3602 cm (34")

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