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IRISH Antique Brass Dial Mahogany Grandfather Longcase Clock ALEX GORDON DUBLIN

£7,000.00 or Best Offer 8d, 14-Day Returns

Seller: cgfclocks (1,872) 100%, Location: Cheshire, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 381546489259 Antique Inlaid Mahogany Longcase Clock by Alex Gordon, DUBLIN 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 CAL US ON 01829 733028 DESCRIPTION: This is an exquisite and rare 8-Day brass dial inlaid mahogany longcase clock by Alex Gordon of Dublin, there is another example of a longcase clock by this maker in the National Museum of Ireland. This clock is in superb condition and is exceptionally detailed. The clock is in perfect working order having recently been professionally cleaned and serviced. This clock is absolutely perfect for anyone looking for a clock to place straight into their home. If we start with the hood, this has a stunning Architectural top which incorporates into a beautifully shaped pediment which has lovely dentil detailing, the moulding below this is also finished beautifully to the top with dentil work. The panel below this has lovely scroll design blind fretwork, which sets it off beautifully. Pretty reeded columns flank the hood door with lovely reeded back splats to the rear. The door has a pretty little brass knob. then below the hood is further pretty dentil work. If we then move down to the trunk it has a lovely fully length door which is nicely shaped to the top and is cross banded in mahogany and inlaid with stringing. The door is also complete with it's lock and key which is fully working. The door is then flanked by quarter reeded columns. Finally the base has is a shaped applied panel which is is cross banded in mahogany and inlaid with stringing. It also has canted corner to the front which have wonderful reeded detailing. The clock is raised on lovely ogee bracket feet. The chapter ring is silvered with both Roman and Arabic numerals and is signed with the makers name 'Alex Gordon, DUBLIN'. The four corners of the dial are adorned with maiden head spandrels. There are subsidiary second dial and a date aperture. The dial also has the most wonderful fretted fingers. The movement is eight day duration and is rack striking on a single bell. The movement is in perfect working order having recently been professionally cleaned and serviced. As can be seen from the photographs the movement is immaculately clean. Another lovely feature is that on the inside of the case there is a reatilers label which reads 'T. DELANY Antiques and Modern Furnature Warehouse. 32, 33 & 34 LR. LIFFEY ST. DUBLIN 190 Co T. DELEANY Dr.' There is another example of a longcase clock by Alex Gordon, Dublin in the National Museum of Ireland and he is listed in 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World Volume 1 by G.H. Ballie': 'GORDON, Alexnder. Dublin. 1756. died 1787. Watch. Dennison collection'. DIMENSIONS: The approximate dimensions are: - 91.75 inches (233 cm) high - 21 inches (53.5 cm) across the widest part of the hood - 13.75 inches (35 cm) across the trunk - 20.75 inches (52.5 cm) across the widest part of the base As can be seen from these dimension this is a clock of lovely proportions. CONDITION: The clock is in wonderful condition as can be seen from the photographs. The movement is is happily ticking and chiming and is lovely and clean having recently been cleaned and serviced. This wonderful clock would make a super addition to any home, so happy bidding. If you have time please check out my other items! 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 Courier Group 07985 320618 can provide a courier quote. 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. If you have any further queries do not hesitate to contact me on 01829 733028. Gordon Alex of DUBLIN Powered by eBay Turbo Lister Condition: Please see photographs and description. The clock is in wonderful condition as can be seen from the photographs. The movement is is happily ticking and chiming and is lovely and clean having recently been cleaned and serviced., Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Features: 8-Day, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Sub-Type: Grandfather, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Georgian, Material: Mahogany, Condition: Used

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