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Georgian Mahogany Longcase Clock by Kitchen & Lloyd of Nantwich (1 of 22)
Story Antique Clocks
South Yorkshire, UK

Story Antique Clocks - Established 1990. Story Antique Clocks are leading specialists in quality antique longcase clocks, bracket clocks, Viennese wall clocks, marine chronometers and antique barometers. All of our clocks have been sympathetically restored and have been expertly vetted for originality and good working order, supplied with a twelve month mechanical guarantee. All of our clock movements are restored by our horologist, who is a Fellow of the British Horological Institute (FBHI), having 35 years of full time professional engagement in the repair & restoration of clocks, watches, music boxes & barometers. He was the recipient of the 1977 Worshipful Company of Clockmakers Bronze Medal. For more information about us please visit our website www.storyclocks.co.uk

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Georgian Mahogany Longcase Clock by Kitchen & Lloyd of Nantwich

REF: Kitchen / LA429943
£5,750
€6,440
$7,076
Certified DealerApproved listing58 sales by dealer
Certified DealerApproved listing58 sales by dealer
Description
A fine quality flame mahogany 8 day longcase clock by Kitchen & Lloyd of Nantwich c.1780, with moon phase dial. The beautifully proportioned case of the highest quality with choice flame mahogany veneers employed throughout. The elegant boxed swan-neck pediment hood surmounted with three cast brass finials with the original gilt decorated verre eglomise panels beneath. Detailed dental mouldings to the swan-necks, with finely carved paterae. The ogee moulded hood door flanked by turned and crisply reeded columns terminating with brass capitals. The beautifully figured book matched flame mahogany moulded edge trunk door with shaped top, flanked by reeded quarter columns and brass capitals. The base with canted corner and complex stepped mouldings, with additional decorative brickwork to the corners, all set on four ogee bracket feet. The original case brassware throughout, with the original lock and key to the trunk door. The beautifully executed arched japanned dial, with Roman numeral chapter ring and outer Arabic numeral markings, with subsidiary seconds dial, date zone and revolving phases of the moon to arch with opposing scenes depicting a rural landscape and a blue background sky with gilded stars and a shooting star. The early japanned dial decorated with raised gilt gesso and painted corner spandrels, signed to the arch Kitchen & Lloyd Nantwich. The fully restored fine quality eight day duration movement, united by four knopped pillars and rack striking the hours on a single bell with geared moonphase drive. Fretted blued steel hands of serpentine design. The original cast iron weights and brass bob pendulum. Makers: Kitchen and Lloyd, Nantwich Clockmakers, a partnership between John Kitchen, clockmaker 1755-1802 and John Lloyd, clockmaker 1761-1804, the partnership lasted for several years during the 1780's.

measurements

Height:
227 cm
Width:
55 cm
Depth:
24 cm
Height: 227cm / 89.5" with the central finial - 222cm / 87" without the finial.

declaration

Story Antique Clocks has clarified that the Georgian Mahogany Longcase Clock by Kitchen & Lloyd of Nantwich (LA429943) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1780

condition

Overall a very fine and original clock with the movement fully restored. The movement is fully restored by our horologist who is a Fellow of the British Horological Institute (FBHI), having 35 years of full time professional engagement in the repair & restoration of clocks, watches, music boxes & barometers. He was the recipient of the 1977 Worshipful Company of Clockmakers Bronze Medal. All of our clocks have been sympathetically restored and have been expertly vetted for originality and good working order. All clocks purchased from us are guaranteed for twelve months.

location

This Georgian Mahogany Longcase Clock by Kitchen & Lloyd of Nantwich is located in United Kingdom

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