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A fine quality mahogany 8 day Floorstanding Domestic Regulator Clock by McLaren of Edinburgh c.1820

  • Maker: McLaren Edinburgh
  • Date: 1830
  • Height: 7ft 1"” Width: 19.5” Depth: 10”
  • Price: 15,000

 

Case

The finest quality Scottish drumhead case veneered in beautifully figured curled mahogany. The hood with carved leaf decoration to the outer edge and cast brass bezel, with convex glass. The lift out glazed trunk door, flanked by beautifully turned columns surmounted by fine quality carved capitals and scroll work. The richly figured box base with moulded fielded panel, surmounted on the original bracket feet. The scarlet velvet lined backboard with engraved silvered brass beat scale.

Dial

The 12" circular engraved silvered brass dial with outer minute track and Roman numerals for the hours, with subsidiary zones for seconds and calendar, signed to the centre McLaren Edinburgh. 

Movement

The high quality substantial movement of eight day duration striking the hours on a single bell. Fine quality wheelwork with high count leaf pinions, Harrison’s maintaining power, jeweled deadbeat escapement. 

Weight and pendulum

Polished brass with weights with step moulded top, brass spoked pulleys.

The finely constructed compensated pendulum manufactured in steel, with polished brass and steel framed pendulum bob with glass jar filled with mercury. knurled and calibrated rating nut with blued steel pointer to the beat scale.

Hands

Fine quality blued steel hands of elliptical design.








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McLaren 1

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McLaren 2

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McLaren 3

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McLaren 4

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McLaren 5

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McLaren 6

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