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Majestic Flame Mahogany Long Case Grandfather Clock By Jarvis Whitchurch

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Seller: redcar12345 (573) 100%, Location: Near Tarporley, Cheshire, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 352160695075 A majestic flame mahogany long case clock which is sold requiring a little restoration, the eight-day movement on an arched painted face. The swan neck hood with arched molded cornice and circular turned pateras has full turned columns. The trunk has a shaped door that is flanked by full turned columns. The base is inlaid with square panel of flamed mahogany, which is surrounded by mahogany, and is raised on bracket feet. The case cross-banded throughout in mahogany. This case has been made out of the most beautiful figured mahogany of an outstanding rich color, and it has retained this wonderful rich color and patina. The eight-day movement with makers name of J. Jarvis, Whitchurch, striking the hour has a painted arched dial which is in totally original condition, subsidiary second dial and date aperture. The four corners are adorned with beautiful paintings of church and monument scenes. The arch contains a beautiful scene depicting Daniel in the lion’s den, which utilizes gilding in the background and guiding and iridescent paint for Daniels red robe to create a very striking painting. There is one J. Jarvis, Whitchurch listed in Shropshire Clock and Watchmakers by Douglas J. Elliott: Jarvis, John Whitchurch, 1842-1879. Clock and watchmaker, 7 Green End. 1846-1879 (D). Children by Mary Ann, his wife (all born at Whitchurch): Elizabeth, c. 1847, Harriet, c. 1849; James c. 1854. and Mary Ann c. 1856. Watchpaper: ‘John Jarvis. Watch and Clockmaker. Whitchurch, Patent Lever Watches. All kinds of Clocks, Watches, Musical Boxes, Plate, Jewellery, Cleaned and Repaired’ (CHM). Married Anne Baxter: ‘On the 15th inst. Mr. John Jarvis, clock &watchmaker, to Miss. Anne Baxter, both of Whitchurch’ (SN & CR, 26 November 1842). ‘John Jarvis, watchmaker, Green End, age 50, born Whitchurch, Salop. Mary Ann Jarvis, wife, age 58, born Ashby de la Zouch, Elizabeth Jarvis, dau: age 24, born Whitchurch. Harriet Jarvis, dau: age 22, born Whitchurch. James. S. Jarvis, son, age 17, watchmaker. Born Whitchurch. Mary Ann Jarvis, daughter aged 15, born Whitchurch’ (C,1871). The dial is original to the movement and to the case and is in lovely original. The movement is very clean and is happily ticking away. The case is in need of a little restoration , as can be seen from the photographs there are a couple of chips to the veneer and some molding lacking to the bottom of the base, please see photographs for a full view of the condition of this clock. The approximate MAXIMUM dimensions are: - 27 inches / 69 cm wide across hood - 19.75 inches / 50 cm wide across trunk - 23.75 inches / 60.5 cm wide across base - 90.75 inches / 230.5cm high Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Material: Mahogany, Clock Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock

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