A fine and grand 19th century oak cased quarter striking musical 8 day long case
Archibald Haswell, London. 1839-75.
Having a signed 12 1/4" segmented ormolu and porcelain dial with Roman hours and Arabic minutes; the three train movement calling the quarter hours on a carillon of 8 bells, striking the hours on a large bell; the hood with stop fretwork carved pagoda top with acorn finial, scrolling pillars flanking a round door with brass bezel and convex glass, the case with side door, panelled front with carved mask, on a stepped and canted plinth. With pendulum, case key and three weights. 257cm (101 inches) high