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Longcase Clock - England, early 18th century Object Reg. No: ST 019373

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 192 cm (Height), 23 cm (Width), 45 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: longcase clocks, striking clocks
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: england
Place & Date Made: England, Great Britain, circa 1710
Past Owner: William Wilson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, pre 1929

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