An 18th century oak and mahogany 8 day longcase clock, with rare moon date dial aperture in dial David Collier, Gatley.
Lot 218
An 18th century oak and mahogany 8 day longcase clock, with rare moon date dial aperture in dial David Collier, Gatley.
Sold for £687 (US$ 1,154) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An 18th century oak and mahogany 8 day longcase clock, with rare moon date dial aperture in dial
David Collier, Gatley.
Having a signed 13" brass dial with silvered chapter, Roman hours and Arabic minutes, the engraved centre with secondary date and moon date aperture, applied scrollwork spandrels; the two train movement rack striking the hours on a bell; moulded cornice with three ball finial surmounts, hand pained panel above twin tapering columns, the long door with cross-banded edge flanked by quarter pilasters, base with inlaid panel, raised on a separate carved and moulded plinth. With weights, pendulum and winder and a copy of 'Clocks' magazine April 1988, within which is an article about the maker. 201cm (79 1/2 inches) high without plinth

Footnotes

  • Loomes' 'Clockmakers and Watchmakers of the World' lists;
    COLLIER. David. (I) b.c.1721 at Heatin Norris, 1721. a.1736 to John Shepley (I) of Stockport, q.v., then worked at Gatley Green (Cheshire), then c.1780 at Eccles (Lancs) (sometimes Ethells) where d.1792. Signed some clocks without place name.
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