This is a superb English antique Edwardian, mahogany and inlaid 8 day, 5 tube longcase clock, circa 1900 in date.
It has a beautiful brass decorative breakarched dial with silvered chapter ring and gilded spandrels. With a secondary dial reporting Chime/Silent and a subsidiary seconds dial, the substantial three train movement with tubular gongs chiming on the hours and quarter hours.
The beautiful mahogany case has an elegant swan neck pediment, a glazed door, wonderful crossbanding and superb marquetry decoration of urns, ribbons, garlands and laurel.
The hinged glazed door opening to accommodate five tubular bells, the brass weights and pendulum.
The wonderfully machined brass movement keeps excellent time and has been professionally cleaned and oiled. Every quarter hour, it plays the Whittington chimes on five tuned chime tubes with a warm muscial resonance..
Dimensions in cm:
Height 246 x Width 53 x Depth 36
Dimensions in inches:
Height 8 feet, 1 inch x Width 1 foot, 9 inches x Depth 1 foot, 2 inches
Our reference: 07219
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