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Longcase Clock with Rocking Ships Automaton

£ 3,750

Reference
375878
Height
229 cm (90 1/4")
Width
46 cm (18")
Depth
23 cm (9")
A solid oak longcase clock, dating to the end of the 18th Century beginning of the 19th Century. It has a dome top hood with a wavy pediment and three turned removable giltwood finials and reeded side pillars. The case has a long arch top door and a shaped plinth. The brass dial has a scene of three galleons on the sea that rock in time with the pendulum within the arch. The dial has a subsidiary seconds dial and an engraved silvered chapter ring signed by Harry Bush of Wincanton. It has an 8 day movement that sounds the hours on a bell. Harry Bush is listed as working around 1815.
Height
229 cm (90 1/4")
Width
46 cm (18")
Depth
23 cm (9")
Period
George III
Year
c.1790
Medium
Wood Oak
Country
England
Condition
The case is in good condition, the movement has been fully serviced and is guaranteed for 12 months. If you would like a video clip of this clock working showing rocking ships please email us.

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