Antique 8 DAY Oak & Mahogany Grandfather Longcase Clock : King, Warwick
£2,650.00 or Best Offer 15d, 14-Day Returns
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Item:121926330137Antique Oak & Mahogany Longcase Clock by Edwd King, Warwick 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 NAY QUESTIONS PLEASE CAL US ON 01829 733028 Please take time to view the photographs. DESCRIPTION: This is a lovely 8-Day oak and mahogany longcase clock which is in superb condition and is exceptionally detailed. The clock is in perfect working order. 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 swan necks with arched moulded cornice and lovely brass pateras. Pretty reeded columns which terminate in brass capitals flank the hood door. The door is mahogany veneered and has a pretty little brass knob. If we then move down to the trunk it has a lovely shaped fully length door which is cross banded in mahogany. The door is also complete with it's lock and key which is fully working. Above the door is beautifully veneered with a banding of mahogany. The door is then flanked by quarter reeded columns which have stunning corinthian columns to the top and brass capitals to the base. Finally the base has is a shaped applied panel which is nicely cross banded in mahogany and is raised on lovely ogee bracket feet. The dial with makers name of 'Edwd King, Warwick', has the four corners adorned with stunning painted fans which incorporate some wonderful greens and gold leaf to create a stunning effect. The arch incorporates an urn flanked by further fans which again look beautiful. The dial is set out with Roman Numerals with small Arabic Numerals above. There are subsidiary second and date dials. The dial has also be signed at the bottom 'Restored A.J. Chornton 1962 Stone'.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. There are two Edward King's of Warwick listed in 'Clockmakers & Watchmakers of Central England by Joseph Mc Kenna' who were father and son: - 'King, Edward I Swan Lane, Warwick 1794-1800 Watchmaker Market Place, Warwick 1807-27 Born 1776. Two longcase clocks by him in Warwick Museum, as well as a silver verge watch, hall-marked in Birmingham in 1813. Ballie lists him as a watchmaker in 1795. He died in April 1827. - 'King, Edward II Warwick 1797 Watchmaker. Son of Edward King I, to whom apprenticed in 1797'. DIMENSIONS: The approximate dimensions are: - 87.25 inches high - 21.25 inches across the widest part of the hood - 15.25 inches across the trunk - 20.5 inches across the widest part of the base As can be seen from these dimension this is a clock of lovely slim proportions. CONDITION: The clock is in nice condition. The movement is lovely and clean and in perfect working order. 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. Mark Woodrow on 07525 761169 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. Powered by eBay Turbo ListerCondition: Please see photographs and description. The clock is in nice condition. The movement is lovely and clean and in perfect working order.