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Chinoiserie Longcase Clock

£ 4,250

Reference
375877
Height
214 cm (84 1/4")
Width
48 cm (18 1/1")
Depth
25 cm (9 3/4")
A red chinoiserie decorated longcase clock, dating to the second half of the 18th Century. It has a dome top hood, integral side pillars and a long arched door with a shaped plinth base. The case has a red ground with raised chinoiserie decoration in typical Cantonese design. It has a brass dial with a subsidiary seconds dial, a date window, a silvered chapter ring and a silvered name plate engraved by the maker John Edwards of Norwich. The 8 day bell striking movement sounds the hours on a bell. John Edwards is listed as working 1770-1784.
Height
214 cm (84 1/4")
Width
48 cm (18 1/1")
Depth
25 cm (9 3/4")
Period
George III
Year
c.1775
Medium
Oak, with lacquered decoration
Country
England
Condition
The case is in good original condition some areas show wear and ageing (see images), the dial has been restored a number of years ago, the movement has been fully serviced and is guaranteed for 12 months. If you would like a video clip of this clock work

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