A George III Oak 8 day longcase clock Jonathan Lees, Bury c.1730-1785
Lot 504
A George III Oak 8 day longcase clock Jonathan Lees, Bury c.1730-1785
£500 - 700
US$ 820 - 1,100

Lot Details
A George III Oak 8 day longcase clock
Jonathan Lees, Bury c.1730-1785
Having a 12 1/2 inch brass dial with Roman hours, Arabic minutes and floating fleur de lee half hours, with an unusual and decorative 'repeating arch' motif in border, matted and engraved centre with upper shield engraved 'Jonathan Lees, BURY'; movement rack striking on a bell; case with a bell top wit three turned wooden finials, cornice above plain turned tapering columns, shaped top long door flanked by canted sides with quarter columns; plain planked base, lacking plinth. With pendulum, two weights and winder. 205cm (80.5") high

Footnotes

  • Loomes, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, lists Jonathan Lees. Bury (Lancs)c.1730-c.1760. then Middleton (Lancs) where d.1785
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