A George III Oak 8 day longcase clock Jonathan Lees, Bury c.1730-1785
Lot 221
A George III Oak 8 day longcase clock Jonathan Lees, Bury c.1730-1785
£400 - 500
US$ 670 - 840
Auction Details
Lot Details
A George III Oak 8 day longcase clock
Jonathan Lees, Bury c.1730-1785
Having a 12 1/2 inch brass dial with Roman hours, Arabic minutes and floating fleur de lee half hours, with an unusual and decorative 'repeating arch' motif in border, matted and engraved centre with upper shield engraved 'Jonathan Lees, BURY'; movement rack striking on a bell; case with a bell top with three turned wooden finials, cornice above plain turned tapering columns, shaped top long door flanked by canted sides with quarter columns; plain planked base, lacking plinth. With pendulum, two weights and winder. 205cm (80.5") high

Footnotes

  • Loomes, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, lists Jonathan Lees. Bury (Lancs)c.1730-c.1760. then Middleton (Lancs) where d.1785
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Contacts
  1. Christopher Jarrey
    Specialist - Clocks
    Bonhams
    Work
    New House
    Chester, CH3 5TD
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 1244 353 126
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