Quiet Street Antiques
Quiet Street Antiques is located in Bath, United Kingdom
Fine Late 18th Century London Mahogany Longcase Clock by Kenneth Maclennan
REF: 576/2019/PFK / LA334971
A lovely quality and impressive late 18th Century London mahogany LONGCASE CLOCK in full working order. The case is superb and typical of the design of London-made clocks of the period with it’s pagoda top, brass inlay to columns that flank the hood door. The long trunk door veneered in the finest flame mahogany; a figured panel to the base and a double plinth. The 8-day movement has been professionally cleaned and it strikes hours on a bell and retains its original quality brass pendulum. The dial features a subsidiary seconds dial, original blued steel hands, date aperture above the ‘VI’ and Strike/Silent control in the arch. The engraved signature on the maker Kenneth Maclennan of London can be seen either side of the ‘VI’. Dated: c.1780 Perfect working order. Height: 7ft 3inches tall **Kenneth Maclennan worked at 9, Mays Buildings, St Martins Lane, London from 1776-1825. A maker of some note, he made some scientific instruments as well as clocks and a clock by him featured in the renowned “Weatherfield Collection” which was dispersed in the 1920s.
Quiet Street Antiques has clarified that the Fine Late 18th Century London Mahogany Longcase Clock by Kenneth Maclennan (LA334971) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c. 1780
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This Fine Late 18th Century London Mahogany Longcase Clock by Kenneth Maclennan is located in Bath, United Kingdom