A mahogany cased eight day longcase clock by S. Collier, Eccles
Lot 510A
A mid 18th Century 30 hour oak longcase clock S. Collier of Eccles, with alterations
£800 - 1,200
US$ 1,300 - 2,000
amended
Lot Details
A mid 18th Century 30 hour oak longcase clock
S. Collier of Eccles, with alterations
Having a 12 1/2" square brass dial, centered by an engraved silver chapter ring, Roman hours, Arabic minutes and date aperture, the dial signed 'S.Collier, Eccles' within scrolling engraving; the 30 hour striking movement with amendments now allowing for quarter striking; the hood with moulded caddy top and deep arch with later carving and turned front corner pilasters; the plain trunk with rectangular arched door centered by a glazed lenticle, on a plain base reduced in height with later moulded plinth, 223cm (87 1/2 inches) high

Footnotes

  • Loomes, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, lists Samuel Collier (11). Eccles (Lancs) b.1785 son of John Collier (1) q.v. working Cheadle (Cheshire) d.1865

Saleroom notices

  • Estimate revised as per catalogue.
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