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Antique Rolling Moon Oak & Mahogany Longcase Grandfather Clock DAVIES PORTMADOC

£1,960.00 or Best Offer 13d, 14-Day Returns

Seller: cgfclocks (1,872) 100%, Location: Tiverton, Near Tarporley, Cheshire, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 122227945664 AntiqueOak & Mahogany Rolling Moon Longcase ClockbyRobert Davies, BANK-PLACE, PORTMADOC At Cheshire Grandfather Clocks we hold one of the largest selections of Antique longcase clocks in the UK. PLEASE VIEW OUR EBAY SHOP FOR THE OTHER CLOCKS & ANTIQUES WE HAVE LISTED : IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VIEW THE CLOCK OR HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL US ON 01829 733028DESCRIPTION: This is a wonderful Rolling Moon Oak and Mahogany long case clock, with an eight-day movement on an arch painted dial. The clock is made by Robert Davies, BANK-PLACE, PORTMADOC. If we start with the hood, this has swan necks which are finished with lovely turned pateras and to the centre is a nice pediment. Exquisite turned and carved full columns flank the hood door. To the rear of the hood are straight back slats. Moving down to the trunk, the trunk door has a lovely shaped top and is cross banded with mahogany and inlaid with wide mahogany banding and has a diamond of inlay. The door is flanked by turned and carved full columns. Above and below the door is a mahogany section which sets it off nicely. The base is nicely cross banded in mahogany and inlaid with wide mahogany banding and has a diamond of inlay. It is then raised on bracket feet. The eight-day movement with makers name of 'Robert Davies, BANK-PLACE, PORTMADOC', is rack striking and chimes out the hours on a single bell. It also has an arched painted dial and subsidiary second dial and date aperture. The dial is set out with Roman numerals. The four corners are adorned with beautifully painted and gilded flowers and to the centre are two further paintings of exotic birds and flowers. The arch contains the moon disk which is beautifully adorned with a a galleon, a lovely cottage scene and the two moons. There is one 'Robert Davies of PORTMADOC' listed in 'WALES Clocks & Clockmakers by William Linnatrd': 'DAVIES, R. Porthmadog. C1850 (see Robert Davies, Ffestiniog). DAVIES, Robert Ffestiniog. Four Crosses 1874 - 87 (directories) Two watchcase papers in Welsh Life, St Fagans endorsed 1878 and 1881. Longcase clocks known.'Note: The earliest documented references to the name "Port Madoc" are in the 1830s, coinciding with the opening of the Ffestiniog Railway and the subsequent growth of the town. DIMENSIONS: The approximate MAXIMUM dimensions are: - 86.5 inches (219.5 cm) high - 23.25 inches (59 cm) across hood - 18.25 inches (46.5 cm) across trunk - 22 inches (56 cm) across base- 9.75 inches (24.5 cm) deepAs can be seen from these dimension this is a clock of lovely proportions. CONDITION:The clock is in wonderful condition. The movement is stunningly clean and is in perfect working order having recently been professionally cleaned and serviced. This wonderful Rolling moon clock by a highly renowned maker and would make a super addition to any home, so happy bidding. Payment: Please ensure that we receive payment within 2 days of the close of auction. Payment methods listed. For collection in person, cash on collection. Please email any other questions before bidding and only bid if you are serious about buying. Collection / Delivery: Buyer to collect from Tarporley, Cheshire. There is a possibility of local delivery please contact us on 01829 733028. If you are unable to collect you are welcome to arrange a courier. The following couriers can provide a quote:· Russell Wisdom on 07584 190581.· Mark Woodrow on 07525 761169.· Chris Hodge of GEAR SHIFTERS on 07979 603390. Please note all courier costs to be paid directly by buyer. Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days.Items still uncollected after 28 days will be charged storage at a rate of £5 per day. BEFORE Payment with PayPal or any other enquiries please contact us on 01829 733028 If you have any further queries do not hesitate to contact me on 01829 733028. Ref: Davies Robert of PORTMADOC Material: Oak, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Sub-Type: Grandfather, Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Features: 8-Day

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