An oak and strung longcase clock, John Greenough, circa 1760,

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Lot 604
An oak and strung longcase clock, John Greenough, circa 1760,

Sold for £ 2,350 (US$ 3,036) inc. premium
An oak and strung longcase clock, John Greenough, circa 1760,
12-inch square brass dial signed on chapter ring and with subsidiary seconds, ringed winding holes, and scroll engraving about date aperture; the eight-day movement with inside countwheel bell strike, in unusual case with raised moulded arch top, book matched oak veneer to double ogee trunk door, and boxwood and bog oak stringing, 7ft 7in 2.31m high.

Footnotes

  • This clock was bought at the 1984 sale of contents of Dumbreeze House, Knowsley Park.

    Interestingly, John Greenough is not a listed clockmaker. However, the style of this clock suggests he worked in Lancashire during the 18th century.
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