Seller: regentantiquesuk (2,821) 100%, Location: London N4 1BX, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 371884436726 OUR LONDON SHOWROOMS OPEN MON to FRI 10am - 5pm And Alternate Saturdays Regent Antiques has been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental antique furniture, silver and porcelain. Our main markets are Europe and North America and we export worldwide. Antique English 5 Tube Musical Longcase Clock c.1900 This is a superb English antique Edwardian, mahogany and inlaid 8 day, 5 tube longcase clock, circa 1900 in date. It has a beautiful brass decorative breakarched dial with silvered chapter ring and gilded spandrels. With a secondary dial reporting Chime/Silent and a subsidiary seconds dial, the substantial three train movement with tubular gongs chiming on the hours and quarter hours. The beautiful mahogany case has an elegant swan neck pediment, a glazed door, wonderful crossbanding and superb marquetry decoration of urns, ribbons, garlands and laurel. The hinged glazed door opening to accommodate five tubular bells, the brass weights and pendulum. The wonderfully machined brass movement keeps excellent time and has been professionally cleaned and oiled. Every quarter hour, it plays the Whittington chimes on five tuned chime tubes with a warm muscial resonance.. Condition: In excellent working condition, the movement having been beautifully restored in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation. Dimensions in cm: Height 246 x Width 53 x Depth 36Dimensions in inches: Height 96.9 x Width 20.9 x Depth 14.2 Mahogany is probably one of the largest ‘families’ of hardwood, having many different varieties within its own species. Mahogany has been used for centuries in ship building, house building, furniture making etc and is the core structure of just about every 19th century vanity box, dressing case or jewellery box. It became more of a Victorian trend to dress Mahogany with these decorative veneers, such as Rosewood, Kingwood, Burr Walnut and Coromandel, so that the actual Mahogany was almost hidden from view. Mahogany itself is a rich reddish brown wood that can range from being plain in appearance to something that is so vibrant, figured and almost three dimensional in effect. Although Mahogany was most often used in its solid form, it also provided some beautifully figured varieties of veneer like ‘Flame’ Mahogany and ‘Fiddleback’ Mahogany (named after its preferred use in the manufacture of fine musical instruments). Cuban Mahogany was so sought after, that by the late 1850′s, this particular variety became all but extinct. Our reference: 07219 Image gallery Take a tour of our London showrooms Write to us: Regent Antiques Manor Warehouse 318 Green Lanes London N4 1BX By Underground: Take Piccadilly line to Manor House station. Go to top of escalators and turn left. Take exit 7 and walk straight on for 10 metres. Manor Warehouse is on the right. By road: There is car parking available on site. Payment Pay with your credit card through PayPal. Please make all cheques payable to "Regent Antiques." Bank details: Regent Antiques - BBVA - Account: 05701615 - Sort: 23-59-11 Shipping and returns We ship worldwide. Postage and packing for: Mainland UK: £75.00 European Union: Postage and packing charges upon request North America: Postage and packing charges upon request (Please note that this is in Pounds Sterling, not US Dollars) Rest of world: Postage and packing charges upon request If you require shipping to a location for which a shipping charge is not provided, please ask for a quote prior to bidding. Williams and Hill Forwarding is our preferred shipping agent for our valuable and fragile furniture items delivered within the UK. After you purchase, we will make all the arrangements to get your item to your door. Stephen Morris Shipping is our preferred specialist for delivery outside of the UK. Increased shipping costs incurred when purchasing additional items are generally quite low. For the best value, we recommend offsetting this cost by purchasing multiple items. We require that someone be home on the agreed delivery day if applicable, otherwise a redelivery fee will apply. In accordance with Distance Selling Regulations, we offer a 30-day money back guarantee if you are not satisfied with the item. The item must be returned in its original packaging and condition. Unless the item is not as described in a material way, the buyer is responsible for return shipping expenses. Buyers are fully responsible for any customs duties or local taxes that may be incurred on items sent outside of the European Union.