Here a wonderful 8-Day oak and mahogany eight day longcase clock which is profusley inlaid in boxwood with oval inlays to the hood. This is an exceptionally good quality case with incredible detail in the inlays and boxwood stringing.
Although faded such that it can only be seen in certain lights, the name on the dial reads LEIGH, NEWTON. If we start with the hood, this has swan necks with superb brass pateras, with lovely fretwork detailing to the centre of the swan necks. Reeded columns which terminate in brass capitals flank the hood door and there are plain back splats to the rear. The door is mahogany veneered and is inlaid with boxwood.Above the hood door is inlaid with three panels of inlay. If we then move down to the trunk it has a lovely fully length door cross banded in mahogany. The door is then flanked by quarter reeded columns. Finally the base has canted corners and has a shaped applied panel which is nicely cross banded in mahogany.
The dial with makers name of. Lthough faded such that it can only be seen in certain lights. Has the four corners adorned with wonderful sprays of flowers. The dial is set out with Roman numerals with small Arabic Numerals above and to the centre are superb paintings of birds.
There is subsidiary second dial and date dial. The dial also has fretted fingers. The movement is eight day duration and is rack striking on a single bell. CONDITION: The clock is in good condition as can be seen from the photgraphs, the case is in nice condition. The movement is all complete and is nice and clean as can be seen from the photographs.
The clock is complete with weights and pendulum. There is no winding key. The case is in nice condition just odd marks. There are some old woodwork holes to the back board and odd holes to the side. The dial is a little crazed towards the bottom of the dial with odd small chips, again this can be viewed in the photographs.
Please study photographs carefully as they form part of the description and condition, as what you view is exactly what you will receive. It measures approximately # inches (# cm) high x by # inches (# cm) wide across hood, # inches (# cm) wide across trunk, # inches (#cm) wide across base. For collection in person, cash on collection. If you are unable to collect you are welcome to arrange a courier. The following couriers can provide a quote.
AJ Transport on 07714 417824. Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days.