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Antique Mahogany Gesso Dial Longcase Grandfather AGAR MALTON : 5 PILLAR MOVEMENT

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Seller: cgfclocks (1,934) 100%, Location: Tiverton, Near Tarporley, Cheshire, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 122478971590 AntiqueMahogany Longcase ClockbyJno Agar, MALTON5 Pillar Movement 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 733028DESCRIPTION: This an exquisite gesso dial eight-day longcase clock of pretty petite slim proportions and has a stunning quality 5 pillar movement. The clock is by the maker John Agar MALTON. This is a fine example of a Georgian clock by Yorkshire clockmakers which is reflected in the fact that it has a five pillar movement. This clock is absolutely perfect for anyone looking for a clock to place straight into their home. The case is a wonderful flame mahogany with a lovely arch shaped pediment cresting to the hood which is then finished with three finials. The hood door is flanked with full fluted columns with terminate in brass capitals. To the side of the hood are lovely arched top glass panels which allow the movement to be viewed. Below the hood is lovely dentile work. The trunk has a pretty shaped fill length door which is flanked by chamfered corners which are nicely reeded. There is a pretty brass escutcheon to the door.The base also has a lovely frame of stringing surrounded by cross banding and is flanked by chamfered corners which are nicely reeded. It is then raised on a lovely shaped plinth.The eight-day movement is super being 5 pillar. The arched dial with maker’s name 'Jno Agar MALTON' has to the arch a pretty painted scene of a small boat on the water adjacent to a historical building. The corners are then adorned with gesso work. There are two Agar of MALTON listed in ‘Yorkshire Clockmakers by Brian Loomes’ but as this clock dates to circa 1790 this will be by John II: 'Agar, John II. Clock and watchmaker. Apprenticed in 1766 to his father, John I, for 7 years. Free in 1782. At Malton by 1784. Married Mary Ann Monkman. Sons William and Charles born 1785, son Francis born 1798, died 1815. He died at Malton 8 November 1814 and was buried 13 November at St. Leoards church. ALso had son, John III.' It is also noted that John Agar seems to have been influenced by Henry Hindley, York's finest clockmaker, some of his work, as is the case with this clock, shows Hindley features. Many members of the Agar family worked as clock and watchmakers and are recorded in 'Yorkshire Clockmakers by Brian Loomes’. DIMENSIONS: The approximate dimensions are: - 89.25 inches (227 cm) high to top of finial / 85.75 inches (218 cm) high to top of clock - 19.75 inches / 50 cm across the widest part of the hood - 12.25 inches / 31 cm across the trunk - 17.75 inches / 35 cm across the widest part of the base. - 10.75 inches / 27 cm across deepest point namely the hoodAs can be seen from these dimension this is a clock of slim proportions.CONDITION:The clock is in wonderful condition. The movement is clean and in perfect working order having recently been serviced. This wonderful longcase clock would make a super addition to any home, so happy bidding. If you have time check out my other items! You are more than welcome to view this clock, please call us on 01829 733028 to arrange an appointment. 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:· Chris Hodge of GEAR SHIFTERS on 07979 603390.· Mark Woodrow on 07525 761169.· Russell Wisdom on 07584 190581. Please note all courier costs to be paid directly by buyer, we have no affiliation to these couriers, they are independent. 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 or would like to arrange an appointment to view the clock, do not hesitate to contact me on 01829 733028. Condition: Please see photographs and description. The clock is in wonderful condition. The movement is clean and in perfect working order having recently been serviced., Material: Mahogany, Sub-Type: Grandfather, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Features: 5 Pillar Movement, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Georgian

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