Antique Mahogany Rolling Moon Longcase Grandfather Clock THOMAS HOLMES CHEADLE
£5,500.00 or Best Offer 18d, 14-Day Returns
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Item:381573067148Mahogany Moon Phase Longcase Clock by Thos Holmes, Cheadle At Cheshire Grandfather Clocks we hold one of the largest selections of Antique longcase clocks in the UK with over 90 in stock. PLEASE SEE OUR EBAY SHOP FOR OTHER CLOCKS AND ANTIQUES WE HAVE FOR SALE BY CLICKING ON : IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR WOULD LIKE TO VIEW THE CLOCK PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CALL ON 01829 733028 Please take time to view the photographs.DESCRIPTION:This is an exquisite mahogany long case clock, which is of super grand proportions. It has an eight-day movement on a broken arch painted face with rolling moon. This truly is a majestic clock which has the most fantastic mahogany case and is incredibly detailed.If we start with the hood, this has swan necks with arched moulded cornice and is finished which lovely brass pateras to the centre of the swan necks is a wonderful pediment. The hood door is beautifully inlaid with stringing and is flanked by superb cluster columns. Above the hood door is also inlaid and there is a superb oval inlay to the central pediment.Moving down to the trunk, the lovely shaped triple peak full length door is flanked by cluster columns. The door contains the most wonderful flame of mahogany. The key hole has a lovely diamond shape of inlay. The base is is again beautifully inlaid with stringing with the centre panel having a wonderful flame of mahogany, the front corners are canted and again have been beautifully inlaid. The base is then raised on lovely ogee bracket feet.The eight-day movement has a broken arch painted face with rolling moon and subsidiary second dial and date aperture. The four corners are beautifully adorned with beautiful delicately painted flowers. The centre of the dial also has paintings of two wonderful exotic birds. The clock has the most very pretty fingers.The dial bears the makers name Thos Holmes, Cheadle. He is listed in 'Watchmaker and Clockmakers of the World Volume 1 by G.H. Ballie' and also in ‘Clockmakers of Cheshire by Keith Appleby’ : 'HOLMES Thomas, CHEADLE. 1784. Clockmaker'.DIMENSIONS:The approximate dimensions of the clock are:- 94 inches high- 22.75 inches across widest part of hood- 16.75 inches across the trunk- 21.75 inches across widest part of base CONDITION:The clock is in wonderful condition. The movement is lovely and clean and in perfect working order having recently been professionally cleaned and serviced. Overall this clock is perfect for someone who wants to purchase a stunning Longcase Clock which can be placed straight into their home, no work is required to be carried out at all, on this super clock. It simply needs to take pride of place in your home. Please view the photographs as the detailing on this clock is wonderful and this clock would grace 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. You are more than welcome to view this clock, please call us on 01829 733028 to arrange an appointment. Powered by eBay Turbo ListerCondition: Please see photographs and description. The clock is in wonderful condition. The movement is lovely and clean and in perfect working order having recently been professionally cleaned and serviced.