Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd
Hancock of Chard Longcase Clock
A Somerset late Georgian period longcase clock. A swan neck hood pediment with central brass finial. Brass capped hood side columns. An oak and mahogany crossbanded case. An attractive painted dial with corner floral gilt, blue and pink geometric decorations with a date and seconds. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell. The Hancock family of Clockmakers are well documented in A J Moores ' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of Somerset' and worked in a number of towns and villages. This example by John Hancock of Chard dates to circa 1825. Height 6ft 11 1/2 " / 213 cms Width 19 1/2 " / 50 cms Depth 9 " / 24 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 Hancock of Chard Longcase Clock (LA330517) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1825
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