This is an exquisite mahogany long case clock, which is of super grand proportions. It has an eight-day movement on an arched painted dial. This truly is a majestic clock which has the most fantastic mahogany case. The clock is totally original, dial to movement and to case. If we start with the hood, this has swan necks with arched moulded cornice.The hood door is flanked by turned columns. Moving down to the trunk, the lovely shaped door is cross banded with rosewood and is flanked by full turned columns. The door contains the most wonderful flame of mahogany. The base is cross banded with rosewood with the centre panel having a wonderful flame of mahogany, the front corners are canted. The base is then raised on lovely shaped ogee bracket feet.
The eight-day movement has an arched painted dial with subsidiary second and date dial. The four corners are beautifully adorned with beautiful painted of Scottish gentleman. The arch depicts a scene in May 1568 when Mary, Queen of Scots escaped Lochleven castle, where she had been kept prisoner for almost eleven months, in a highly daring escapade.The clock has the most very pretty fingers which incorporate crowns. The movement is clean and is happily ticking and chiming away. The dial bears the makers name Kennedy'. The approximate dimensions of the clock are: 93 3/4 inches / 238 cm high, 27 1/4 inches / 69 cm across widest part of hood, 19 3/4 inches / 50 cm across the trunk, 24 1/4 inches / 61.5 cm across widest part of base, 10 1/4 inches / 26 cm deep. CONDITION: The clock is in lovely condition as can be seen from photographs. Dial is in lovely condition just aging as would be expected.
The case is in lovely condition just odd minor knocks / marks and there is a back foot missing. Please study photographs carefully as they form part of the description and condition, as what you view is exactly what you will receive. 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.