Antique 8 Day Longcase Grandfather Clock C.1715 John Morgan Clock Makers Company

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Seller: just.my.antiques (804) 100%, Location: Peterborough, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 123977648939 A superb Oak early 18th ( circ. 1715 ) century & later longcase clock.The dial signed John Morgan, Chancery Lane, London. John was a member of the Clock makers Company. He was apprenticed in 1692 with his master being John Wise (the younger) and then in 1707 became a master himself until approx 1719 according to the Clock Makers Company directory.This was during the period of the great Thomas Tompion and the brass spandrels on the corners of the dial are said to be favoured by Thomas Tompion.The clock has a rare Month subsidiary dial flanked by Two unusual cast brass cherubs. The dial also has a windowed date dial and a silvered seconds dial all surrounded by a herringbone border.Its believed the case dates to a little later probably about 1750. The clock stands approx 218 cm (7 ft 2 in ) tallThe clock strikes accordingly on the hour on a bell. The movement has been recently serviced and is in full working order.The Oak case has been sympathetically restored keeping as mush patina as possible but at the same time making it strong and stable once again. As with most longcase clocks particularly of this age there is a slight bow in the back board.Complete and ready to be used. Key can be seen in the first picture. Collection only please and thankyou for looking.Be sure to view all pictures Collection is always welcome, whether you prefer to pay through paypal first or cash on collection.Please leave feedback as soon as possible & i will be sure to return the favour. Thankyou Condition: RESTORED, SERVICED AND TESTED READY FOR USE, Sub-Type: Grandfather, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Material: Oak, Clock Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Features: 8-Day

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