A 19th century mahogany 8 day longcase clock George Monks, Prescot
Lot 509
A late 18th century mahogany 8 day painted dial longcase clock George Monks, Prescot. b. 1750-d.1815
Sold for £562 (US$ 882) inc. premium

Lot Details
A late 18th century mahogany 8 day painted dial longcase clock
George Monks, Prescot. b. 1750-d.1815
Having a 13" white painted break arch dial with Roman hours and Arabic minutes, seconds dial and date aperture, the dial signed 'Geo Monks, Prescott', painted spandrels and rose decoration within the arch; the two train weight driven movement rack striking on a bell; the hood with swan neck pediment above an inset figured frieze and fluted columns; the case with flat pilasters and a shaped top long door with figured veneers, canted sides and raised panel on the base, the whole supported on bracket feet. Sold with pendulum and two weights. 236cm (93 inches) high

Footnotes

  • Loomes "Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the world 21st C. Ed."
    Monks, George (1). Prescot. (Lancs) b. 1750-d.1815.

    George Aisworth in, (c.1790- d.1815) "Bellfounder & brassfounder & supplier to the trade of parts & complete movements. Items sometimes monogrammed GA"
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