An 18th century oak 8 day painted dial longcase clock
A Coleman, Carnarvon
Having a 14" square dial with Arabic hours and minutes on the quarter hours, seconds dial and date aperture, the centre with hand painted birds, the spandrels painted fruit within oak leafs; the twin train weight driven movement stamped 'Finnimore, Birmingham' on the joining plate, rack striking on a bell stamped 'G. Ainsworth';the hood with a broken swan neck pediment and brass ball finial above brass capped fluted columns, the case with shaped top door flanked by quarter fluted columns, the base with a shaped top panel, raised on a shaped plinth. With a pendulum, winder and two weights. 216 (85 inches) high
- Please note that this clock is by 'Toleman', not Coleman as stated.