An early 19th century mahogany crossbanded oak longcase clock W. Nicholas, Birmingham

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Lot 299W
An early 19th century mahogany crossbanded oak longcase clock
W. Nicholas, Birmingham

£ 800 - 1,200
US$ 990 - 1,500
An early 19th century mahogany crossbanded oak longcase clock
W. Nicholas, Birmingham
The swan neck pediment over freestanding reeded Corinthian columns, the long shaped trunk door flanked by matching quarter columns over a base with applied moulding on bracket feet, the signed 14 inch painted Arabic dial with a rolling moon decorated with a landscape and a seascape over 'four season' spandrels and subsidiary dials for seconds and date, with unusual pierced hands, the weight driven movement with anchor escapement rack striking on a bell. Height 2.29cms (7ft 6ins)

Footnotes

  • W. Nicholas is listed as working in Birmingham from 1793-1825 as both a dial maker and clockmaker.
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