Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd
Rickards Wotton Under Edge Moon Phase Longcase Clock
A Gloucestershire mahogany moon phase longcase clock. A fine quality case with choice flame mahogany veneers and inlays. Barley twist hood and trunk side columns. A wavy hood pediment surmounted by 3 brass finials. A distinctive regional wavy edge to the hood door. The original bracket feet. An arched painted dial with lunar moon phases to the arch and a frigate scene. A domed dial centre with date and seconds indicators. The original gold leaf floral corners. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell. Circa 1845. Thomas Rickards of Wotton-Under-Edge is recorded in Dowlers' 'Gloucestershire Clock and Watchmakers' book as working in Long Street from 1839-1859. Height 7ft 5"/ 226 cms (top of brass finial) Width (at widest point of hood) 20" / 51 cms Depth 10" / 25cms. 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 Rickards Wotton Under Edge Moon Phase Longcase Clock (LA357997) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1845
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