A very handsome & high quality 8 day longcase clock by Stephen Henry, London. The good 5 pillar movement the hours on a bell. The
A real rarity! A very pretty 30hr longcase clock timepiece with alarm. The 3 wheel, plated frame, rope driven movement with side mounted alarm mechanism.
A slim and very attractive 8 day moonphase longcase clock by Robert Moxham, Coleford (Gloucestershire). The good quality, conventional anchor escapement movement striking the hours
A superb and rare tidal dial longcase clock. The mahogany veneered case is of excellent quality, and is typical of the finest Bristol clock cases
The 13” painted dial is signed Bartley and Eggert of Bristol and features Arabic numerals, anchors to the corners and a rocking Neptune to the
A fine 8 day longcase clock striking the hours on a bell. The early 12” painted dial features strawberries and raised gilt gesso corners and
A fine, painted dial, 8 day longcase clock by James Slade of Trowbridge, Wiltshire. The movement striking the hours on a bell. The colourful, well
A good, small, mahogany longcase clock by Benjamin Reed of Plymouth. Eight day weight driven movement striking the hours on a bell. 12”chapter ring and
A fine, small, mahogany longcase clock by Clarke of Dorchester. The pretty 12” painted dial features an automata rocking ship in the arch, subsidiary seconds
Mahogany was extensively used in the construction of longcase clock cases after about 1750. It was used in its solid form or more importantly as finely cut veneers. The use of veneers by the case maker allowed beautiful ‘flame’ patterns to be produced, the best of which was reserved for the trunk door. As we progressed into the 19th century, most 8 day longcase clock cases would have been made using Mahogany.