Koos Limburg Jnr
Scottish Interest Historically Interesting Sir Walter Scott Skeleton Clock.
Scottish Interest Historically Interesting Sir Walter Scott Skeleton Clock. The design of This clock is based on the Sir Walter Scott memorial in Edinburgh and this type of clocks were made by: Evans of Handsworth. (Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet FRSE FSA Scot (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, playwright, and historian) You see the statue of the sitting Sir Walter Scott and his dog Maida. The sculpture and his dog are original gilded bronze and dates from 1860 the clock still has its original typical Evans pendulum, the single chain fuse movement with six spoke wheels and maintaining power. The clock still has its original marble base and the polished brass frame work is lacquered so it will not tarnish. Evans has showed the first of this famous type of skeleton clock in 1851 on the great exhibition in 1851 in London and is now in the city museum and art gallery. Still with its beautiful square glass dome on mahogany base. The clock is overall in very good used original condition fully cleaned and serviced and in working order. The measures of the clock are, including the glass dome: High: 56 cm Wide: 32 cm Deep: 21 cm The clock its self, including the fixed marble base: High: 42 cm Wide 22 cm Deep: 11.5 cm British circa 1860. Price: £3150,-- To your information, all the clocks we sell are fully serviced, this is done in our own workshop including the cases, our clocks are in working order.
Koos Limburg Jnr has clarified that the Scottish Interest Historically Interesting Sir Walter Scott Skeleton Clock. (LA333942) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1860
The clock is overall in fantastic used condition fully cleaned and serviced and in working order. On the back on our dome there is at the under rim circa in the middle a small old crack but the crack is not fully round. (see the photo.)
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