An excellent faux tortoiseshell lacquered antique longcase clock.
The 8 day duration 5 pillar movement striking the hours on a bell. The 12″ arched brass dial with separate silvered brass chapter ring, silvered brass engraved centre showing both seconds and date and brass spandrels to the corners.
The arch with Strike/Silent facility and engraved silvered brass centre. The well preserved faux tortoiseshell lacquered case with gold chinoiseries to the trunk door and base depicting houses, flowers and figures. The base with double plinth.
The hood with attached angle pillars with gilt wood capitals and broken arch top with pagoda and three gilt wood finials.
Price: £7,608 / Height: 8’½” / C.1775