For Sale by Lofthouse Antiques, Abbots Bromley.. A characterful'Thomas Bastard of Blandford,' (Dorset), Longcase Clock. It has a good-quality 8-day movement with a lovely 12 brass dial showing father time, surrounded by two ornate Dolphin Spandrels.
The clock has an eight day two train movement striking on a bell and is contained in a beautiful oak and mahogany veneered case. The case is in excellent condition and has aged well. The clock hood has swan neck pediment reeded pillars, and a single eagle finial to the top. It has been recently serviced and cleaned by us at Lofthouse Antiques and has had a light Briwax, the wood being treated also. A lovely clock and if you like a memorable name, this might be the one!Complete with weights, pendulum and winding key. Dimensions 86" x 18 1/2" x 9.