Stock in the Longase Category

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1892/18: A truly superb quality mid/late 19th century month-going "Grandmother" LONGCASE CLOCK. The pretty walnut case is delightful with an architecural pedument; fluted canted corners to the hood door; long trunk door and double plinth base. The 35-day movement is extraordinary, being an absolutely faithful Victorian copy of a late 17th century clock with finned pillars; fine blued steel hands; delicate matting to the dial; cast cherubs head spandrels and engraved herringbone dial surround. Signed: "Lenygon Londini Fecit" (maker thus far untraced) to the lower edge of the dial. Truly a GORGEOUS clock! 74ins 188cms) tall. c.1860

clock, Grandmother, longase, walnut

£4500

1649/18: THOMAS SIMSON of HERTFORD: a good quality late 18th century mahogany LONGCASE CLOCK in fine condition and in perfect working order. Typical of good London "provincial clocks of the period, the splendid case has brass-inlaid columns to the hood and trunk; long trunk door and panelled base with double plinth. The 8-day movement strikes hours on a bell with "Strike/Silent" control in the arch and date wheel. 84ins (213cms) high. *Thomas Simson was apprenticed in 1766 and worked in Hertford from 1775-1795. c.1780

18thcentury, clock, longase, mahogany

£3650