A fine late 18th century London mahogany Longcase Clock by Kenneth Maclennan

Price: £4650
Stock No. 576/2019/PFK

A lovely quality and impressive late 18th Century London mahogany LONGCASE CLOCK in full working order.

The case is superb and typical of the design of London-made clocks of the period with it’s pagoda top, stop-fluted brass inlay to columns that flank the hood door. The long trunk door veneered in the finest flame mahogany; a figured panel to the base and a double plinth.

The 8-day movement has been professionally cleaned and it strikes hours on a bell and retains its original quality brass pendulum. The dial features a subsidiary seconds dial, original blued steel hands, date aperture above the ‘VI’ and Strike/Silent control in the arch.

The engraved signature on the maker Kenneth Maclennan of London can be seen either side of the ‘VI’.

Dated:  c.1780

Perfect working order.

Height:  7ft 8inches tall

**Kenneth Maclennan worked at 9, Mays Buildings, St Martins Lane, London from 1776-1825. A maker of some note, he made some scientific instruments as well as clocks and a clock by him featured in the renowned “Weatherfield Collection” which was dispersed in the 1920s.

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