Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd
Georgian Longcase Clock Chaffey of Sherborne
A Georgian period Dorset longcase clock. A fine quality mahogany case with marquetry shell inlays to the hood pediment and chequered banded inlays. Banded inlays to the trunk and base panel with re-entrant detailing. Chamfered trunk sides. Corinthian capped fluted hood columns with brass capped ends. A well proportioned case standing on the original feet. A very attractive and well engraved arched silvered dial. Tempus Fugit to the arch and engraved dial corners, date and seconds dials with blued steel hands. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell. John Chaffey of Sherborne is recorded in Tribe and Whatmoors' 'Dorset Clocks and Clockmakers' book as working in 1793 and engraved silvered dials are noted by the maker. Height 7ft 1 "/ 216 cms Depth 12 " / 30 cms Width 21 " / 52 cms From Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd you can expect a genuine antique grandfather longcase clock that is serviced with 12 months guarantee. We personally set up and deliver to the UK, please contact us for a quote. We are members of The British Watchmakers and Clockmakers Guild.
Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd has clarified that the Georgian Longcase Clock Chaffey of Sherborne (LA328310) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1795
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