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A fine quality George III flame mahogany 8 day longcase clock by Bateman of Great Tower Street London.

  • Maker: Andrew Bateman was Apprenticed in 1776 and made Livery of the Clockmakers Company in 1812. He died in 1816.

  • Date: 1800
  • Height: 221cm
  • Width: 46cm
  • Depth: 22cm
  • Price: Sold

 

Case

The high quality “Gentleman’s Library” style case veneered in beautifully figured flame mahogany constructed on a solid oak carcass. The break arch hood surmounted with a shaped cresting and three cast brass fluted finials, below canted stop fluted corners with brass reeding. The convex circular glass bound with locking cast brass bezel. The hood sides with circular glass viewing windows. The razor edge moulded long trunk door with choice curled mahogany veneers, flanked by canted corners with brass reeded inlay. The moulded edge raised panel to the base with London style double plinth and pad feet.

Dial

The convex circular white enamelled dial signed Bateman, Great Tower Street, London to the centre.

Movement

The high quality movement  of eight day duration, the shaped plates united by five knopped pillars, anchor escapement and strikes the hours on a single bell.

Weights and pendulum

Brass cased weights and heavy brass bob pendulum with steel strap.

Hands

Finely cut blued steel hands.

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