Murry Frodsham:  longcase clock
Lot 460
An 18th century oak 30 hour long case clock Daniel Seddon, Frodsham 1754-85
£1,200 - 1,200
US$ 2,000 - 2,000

Lot Details
An 18th century oak 30 hour long case clock
Daniel Seddon, Frodsham 1754-85
Having an 11" square brass dial with Roman hours and floating halfs, the matted center with date aperture and 'Daniel Seddon, FRODSHAM' within a cartouche, 'Four Season' cast brass spandrels; the knopped 4 pillar movement with outside countwheel striking the hours on a bell; hood with raised pediment and ball finials, dial flanked by shaped turned pillars, the long door with break arch top and molded edge within an applied molding, portal to center, raised on a plain base. With pendulum and weight. 212cm (83 1/2 inches) high

Footnotes

  • Loomes Clockmakers and Watchmakers of the World 21st Cent Edt. Lists Daniel Seddon, Frodsham (Cheshire) 1754-85. Also known for making sundials.

    NB. The 'Four Season' spandrels on this clock are identical to ones found on the James Sommervell, Great Broughton, Cheshire clock also on this sale. The dates for the clocks are roughly similar, suggesting a similar source for clockmakers materials.
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