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Longcase Clock - England, early 18th century Reg. No: ST 019373
- Longcase clock, England, early 18th century. Movement probably early 18th century, and dial altered to confrom with early 18th century style.
Purchased as an antique from Anthony Hordern & Sons, Sydney, for 35 pounds in 1929. Prior to this clock was owned by Australian architect and author William Hardy Wilson.
- Flat top oak case with three quarter columns at sides. Square door decorated with marquetry. Square dial; cherubs, crown, and foliage on metal in spandrels. Brass chapter ring with hours in floral motifs. Single hand.
Weight driven; verge escapement.
- Acquisition Information:
- Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1929
|Dimensions:||192 cm (Height), 23 cm (Width), 45 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||longcase clocks, striking clocks, horology|
|Themes this item is part of:||Science & Measurement Collection|
|Place & Date Made:||England, Great Britain, circa 1710|
|Past Owner:||William Wilson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, pre 1929|