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Whitehurst of Congleton - Fine Quality Oak 8 Day Longcase Clock c.1750 (1 of 12)
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Whitehurst of Congleton - Fine Quality Oak 8 Day Longcase Clock c.1750

REF: Whitehurst22 / LA401269
£3900
€4511
$4744
Certified DealerApproved listing52 sales by dealer
Certified DealerApproved listing52 sales by dealer
Description
This is a fine 18th Century antique quality quarter sawn oak 8 day longcase clock by Whitehurst of Congleton. The well proportioned case, constructed of beautifully figured quarter sawn oak, of excellent original colour and patination. The flat topped hood, beneath having freestanding turned pillars terminating with turned wooden capitals. The long shaped top trunk door flanked by corresponding quarter turned columns and capitals over the box base with matching shaped fielded panel, standing on shaped bracket feet. Brass strap hinges and diamond shaped escutcheon to the trunk door. The square brass dial of elegant design with finely cast ornate spandrel mounts in the corners and an unusual full circular silvered dial centre typical of clocks made in Congleton during this period. Bold Roman numerals chapter ring and an outer minute circle with Arabic numerals at five minute intervals, signed to the centre Whitehurst Congleton. Decorative floral engraving surrounding the winding holes. A silvered subsidiary calendar zone to the centre. The fine quality and original fully restored movement of eight day duration united by four knopped pillars, with anchor escapement and striking the hours on a single bell. All of our clock movements are restored by our horologist who works exclusively for us. Our horologist 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. Lead weights and the original brass faced pendulum. Finely fretted and wrought blued steel hands. 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. Delivery and installation of our longcase clocks is carried out free of charge within the U.K. For overseas customers a fully insured door to door service is provided by our regular couriers, please contact us for a specific quotation. All longcase clocks are securely packed and comprehensive installation and maintenance instructions are included. For more information please visit our website www.storyclocks.co.uk John Whitehurst (senior) was born at Biddulph in 1687 and moved to Congleton where he set up business as a clockmaker. The eldest son, also John, born in 1713 moved from Congleton to Derby in 1736 and set up his own business as a clock and barometer maker. The second son, James, remained in Congleton and worked as a clockmaker with his father.

measurements

Height:
205 cm
Width:
49 cm
Depth:
29 cm

declaration

Story Antique Clocks has clarified that the Whitehurst of Congleton - Fine Quality Oak 8 Day Longcase Clock c.1750 (LA401269) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1750

condition

Excellent original condition with the movement professionally restored and guaranteed. 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.

additional info

Material:
Origin:
Date of Manufacture:
1750

delivery

Please contact us for delivery details. Delivery and installation of our longcase clocks is carried out free of charge within the U.K. For overseas customers a fully insured door to door service is provided by our regular couriers, please contact us for a specific quotation. All longcase clocks are securely packed and comprehensive installation and maintenance instructions are included. For more information please visit our website www.storyclocks.co.uk

location

This Whitehurst of Congleton - Fine Quality Oak 8 Day Longcase Clock c.1750 is located in Rotherham, United Kingdom

Dealer Information:

Story Antique Clocks

Rotherham, United Kingdom

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