Antique Mahogany Grandmother Clock / Miniature Longcase : Westminster Chimes

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Seller: cgfclocks (2,139) 100%, Location: Tiverton, Tarporley, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 123946416606 Exquisite Antique Mahogany Westminster Chimes Grandmother Clock PLEASE SEE OUR EBAY SHOP FOR OTHER CLOCKS AND ANTIQUES WE HAVE FOR SALE ALL OUR CONTACT INFORMATION IS LISTED UNDER 'BUSINESS SELLER INFORMATION' DESCRIPTION: This is a truly exquisite and very rare antique mahogany eight-day brass faced, longcase / grandmother clock, which is of the most fabulous petite proportions. This century old piece has a lovely Westminster Chimes movement. The case is also wonderful being made from mahogany which has a lovely patina and throughout the case there has been exceptional attention to detail. If we start with the hood this has swan neck with wonderful rose pateras. The hood door is flanked by delicate reeded columns and to the rear are lovely shaped back splats. Above the hood door is stunning Chinese Chippendale blind fretwork and the top is finished with two very detailed finials. The swan necks, above the hood door and to the base of the hood has been superbly carved. The attention to detail to superb and creates the most exquisite effect. If we then move down to the trunk this has beautifully full-length slim door which is nicely shaped to the top. The door is flanked by quarter reeded Corinthian columns. The door is complete with it's lock and key which is fully working. Above the door and to the base of the columns is further Chinese Chippendale blind fretwork, which sets it off beautifully. The base has a lovely canted corners which have been finished with Chinese Chippendale blind fretwork which looks wonderful and the clock is raised on a pretty shaped ogee bracket feet. The eight-day movement, has an arched brass face with a silvered chapter ring marked with large Roman numerals with small Arabic numerals above. The four corners and the arch are adorned with beautiful spandrals whilst the arch incorporates a boss with the words 'Tempus Fugit' which is Latin for 'Time Flys'. The movement is Westminster chime and chimes quarter of the tune at quarter past, half at half past and three quarters of the tune at quarter to, finally on the hour it chimes the full tune followed by the number of hours. The movement is immaculately clean and in perfect working order having recently been cleaned and serviced. It comes complete with its winding key. It is difficult to convey through photograph the extraordinary attention to detail in this clock. DIMENSIONS: The approximate dimensions are: - 60.5 inches high - 11.5 inches wide across the hood (across widest point) - 7.5 inches wide across the trunk - 11.5 inches wide across the base (across feet). As can be seen from the above dimensions this clock is of lovely slim and petite proportions. AGE: The clock is circa 1900 / 1920. CONDITION: The clock is in lovely condition as can be seen from the photographs. The clock is in perfect working order having been recently professionally cleaned and serviced. This is a lovely Grandmother clock, which would make a super addition to any home addition, so happy bidding. 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. 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. ALL OUR CONTACT INFORMATION IS LISTED UNDER 'BUSINESS SELLER INFORMATION' Ref: grandmother 19 Condition: Please see photographs and description. The clock is in lovely condition as can be seen from the photographs. The clock is in perfect working order having been recently professionally cleaned and serviced., Featured Refinements: Grandmother Clock, Sub-Type: Grandmother, Age: Antique, Post-1900, Material: Mahogany, Clock Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Chippendale, Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Features: Westminster Chimes

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