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Remarkable George Iii Mahogany Marquetry Inlaid Longcase Clock - Good Provenance

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Seller: period-manor-fine-antiques (419) 97.5%, Location: Malvern, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 112405003456 WELCOME TO PERIOD-MANOR-ANTIQUES Please click on to the following Blue shop doorway for better quality images and a full list of Antique Furniture & works of Fine Art that we currently have on Offer For immediate Enquiries please telephone: 07834 853 568 'Click here' -> Period-Manor-Antiques Shop Email Enquiries: period-manor-antiques@outlook.com........................................................................... Description: A REMARKABLE REGENCY MAHOGANY MARQUETRY INLAID LONGCASE CLOCK - SUPERB PROVENANCE A truly stunning original time piece with several good areas of provenance! The piece dates to circa 1810-1820 (George III) Originally retailed, we believe by Edwards & Roberts, London The piece has a solid mahogany clock case which is embellished with outstanding marquetry inlay which includes exotic birds, urns and lots of foliage. The 8 Day bell ringing Clock movement is signed on the bottom of the clock movement at the front: ''John Hunt, London '' or ''Jo Hunt, London'' (Please see images) The Longcase pendulum door opens to reveal a solid brass information plaque which reads: ''Presented to, CHARLES WALTER KELLOW as a mark of high esteemand in grateful recognition to hisinvaluable services during theHandover Elections of the 1880 and 1895by he's friendFRANCIS WILLIAM BUXTON1886 Of excellent colouration & patina, the piece is in fully working order and comes with a winding clock key. A really beautiful example which would benefit from much further research Included in the sale is our 'Free'' UK mainland fully insured delivery service Note: A brief look on the internet regarding the politician 'Francis William Buxton reads as follows: Francis William Buxton (5 August 1847 – 14 November 1911) was a British barrister and Liberal Party politician.Buxton was the son of Sir Edward Buxton, 2nd Baronet, and the grandson of the anti-slavery campaigner Sir Thomas Buxton, 1st Baronet. His mother was Catherine, daughter of Samuel Gurney, while Sir Thomas Buxton, 3rd Baronet, was his elder brother, Charles Buxton his uncle, Noel Noel-Buxton, 1st Baron Noel-Buxton, his nephew and Sydney Buxton, 1st Earl Buxton, his first cousin.He was born at Colne House, Cromer, Norfolk, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, graduating B.A. in 1869 before training for the bar at Lincoln's Inn.[1] Called to the Bar in 1874, he became a partner in the London banking firm of Prescott and Company. Between 1880 and 1885 he sat as Member of Parliament for Andover. He was also a Justice of the Peace for the County of London and Hertfordshire, a Public Works Loan Commissioner in 1893 and a member of the London School Board from 1899 to 1904. He was also a member of the council of the Girls' Public Day School Company,1886–1903, and one of its vice-presidents from 1903.Buxton married the Hon. Mary Emma, daughter of John Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence, in 1872. One of their sons, John Lawrence Buxton, was a Brigadier in the British Army. Buxton died in Marylebone, London in November 1911, aged 64. His wife was appointed an OBE in 1918. She died in February 1939. ...................................................... Overall Measurements: Height: 86.2'' Width: 18.2'' Depth: 9.5'' ...................................................... Shipping costs: (Note: We ship using 'Only' fully insured couriers (For furniture) and fully insured postal services (For Fine-art) All/Any other shipping quotes 'Where applicable' include this fully insured & tracked/signed for service) United Kingdom mainland 'FREE DELIVERY' Rest of United Kingdom £180.00 Europe £355.00 Rest of the world £965.00 Collection is also welcome by prior appointment................................................................... Returns policy: Period Manor Antiques offer a 'No Hassle' money back refund policy! Should a buyer not be entirely satisfied with their purchase within 14 days of receiving their goods, we will refund the total purchase price (minus the return cost of postage/delivery). ................................................................... International callers please telephone: (+ 44) 7834 853 568................................................................................ Payment options: We can accept payments via Paypal, Cash upon collection or Bank transfer (BACS) Payment to be made within 72 hours of purchase unless otherwise agreed prior to purchase Note: ''We are sometimes happy to accept a deposit in order to hold a piece for a reasonable length of time providing it is agreed by both ourselves and the buyer prior to purchase, so feel free to contact us with your proposals, as we do not bite'' :-) Thank you for looking Condition: OVERALL BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL CONDITION COMMENSURATE WITH AGE - CIRCA 1810-1820 - 8 DAY CLOCK MOVEMENT - BELL RING - MAHOGANY CLOSE CASE WITH FABULOUS MARQUETRY INLAY - RETAILED BY EDWARDS & ROBERTS, LONDON - FULLY WORKING ORDER AND READY TO BE ENJOYED IMMEDIATELY - THERE IS A SMALL PIECE OF WOODEN MOULDING MISSING FROM THE CENTRE OF THE CLOCK HOOD BUT CERTAINLY NOTHING TO DETRACT AND MENTIONED MORE SO FOR ACCURACY - FOR IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE PLEASE TELEPHONE PERIOD MANOR ANTIQUES ON: 07834 853 568, Age: Antique, Post-1900, Type: Longcase/ Grandfather Clock, Sub-Type: Grandfather, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Georgian, Material: Mahogany, Features: 8-Day, George III: Georgian, Period: Edwards & Roberts, Handover Elections: Jo Hunt, London, Marquetry inlaid: Period, Francis William Buxton: Charles Walter Kellow, Liberal Party Politician: Circa 1810-1820

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