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Longcase Clock - England, early 18th century Object 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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 192 cm (Height), 23 cm (Width), 45 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: longcase clocks, striking clocks, horology
Themes this item is part of: 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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