George III oak and mahogany cross-banded 8 day longcase clock  John Owen, Llanrwst
Lot 81
A George III oak and mahogany-crossbanded eight-day longcase clock John Owen, Llanrwst
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,921) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
17 Jan 2013 11:00 GMT

Auction 21094
Lot Details
A George III oak and mahogany-crossbanded eight-day longcase clock
John Owen, Llanrwst
Having a 13-inch brass dial with Roman hours and Arabic minutes, engraved 'Jon Owen, Llanrwst', framing a hatched matted centre with secondary minute dial and date aperture, all framed by pierced brass caryatid spandrels, the knopped four-pillar movement rack-striking on a bell; the hood with pierced fretwork cornice above fluted turned columns with brass capitals, the shaped top mahogany crossbanded long trunk door between conforming canted quarter columns, on a crossbanded raised panel base and squat plinth; sold with two weights, pendulum, door key and winder, 207cm (81.5") high

Footnotes

  • Literature: Brown, C. and M., The Clockmakers of Llanrwst (2002), p. 259 fig. 196.
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