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Antique Longcase Clocks Page Menu 11 - 15


Text last updated 12th November 2019

Browse through 3 pages of antique longcase clocks 'grandfather' or 'tallcase' clocks.

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GEORGE HANCOCK, MIDSOMER NORTON c.1830


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A good quality late Georgian Somerset moon phase longcase clock. A swan neck hood pediment surmounted by a brass finial. Corinthium capped fluted hood side columns and shaped rear hood edgings. A wavy hood door as often seen on clocks from this area. Fine casework with banded inlays to the choice flame mahogany veneers. An arched painted dial with lunar moon phases to the arch and ladies to the corners depicting the 4 seasons. A date aperture and seconds dial. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

The Hancock family of clockmakers are well documented in A J Moores' 'Somerset Clockmakers' book. They worked in Yeovil, Frome and outlining areas. George Hancock of Midsomer Norton is recorded as working from 1828 to 1839.

Height 7ft 6 " / 229 cms Width (at widest point) 20" / 51 cms Depth 10" / 26 cms.

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JOHN BARBER, DROITWICH CIRCA 1790


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A Georgian period small 'cottage' longcase clock. A flat top stepped moulded hood pediment. Side hood columns with wooden capitals. A long trunk door to the well proportioned mahogany and fruitwood case. A brass and silvered dial with cast corner spandrels and silvered chapter ring. A well engraved dial centre with date and seconds signed 'John Barber No. 156 Droitwich'. Blued steel hands. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

John Barber of Droitwich is recorded in Baillies' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World' book as working in 1791. It's not common for longcase clocks to be numbered which is noted by this maker.

Height 6ft 6 1/2 "/ 199 cms Width (at widest point of hood) 21" / 53 cms Depth 10" / 25 cms.

£ 1350 ($1650) (Euro 1500)

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RICHARDSON PEYTON , GLOUCESTER Circa. 1765


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A good quality Georgian Gloucestershire longcase clock. The original caddy hood pediment surmounted by 3 gilded wooden finials. Gilded front and rear hood columns. Unusual parquetry trunk door inlays and a raised plinth panel and stepped moulding. A golden oak case of good proportions. A brass and silvered dial with date and seconds indicators. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

Richardson Peyton of Gloucester is well documented and illustrated in Dowlers' 'Gloucestershire Clock and Watchmakers' book. He is noted as a 'maker of fine clocks' and an example is in Gloucester City Museum. He is noted as working from c. 1740-1774.

Height 7ft 8 " / 234 cms

£ 1950 (US$ 2502) (Euro 2305)

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THOMAS KEFFORD, ROYSTON LANTERN CLOCK C.1730

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A good 18th century English lantern clock by Thomas Kefford of Royston. An engraved dial centre with makers name and a silvered chapter ring with the original single hand. The original verge escapement which has not been converted to anchor as many were. A rope driven 30 hour mechanism with a quality period brass cased weight.

Thomas Kefford of Royston (Hertfordshire) is a noted maker who worked at the dial in Fore Street from circa 1710 to 1770. He died in 1774. This is a good original example.

Height 14" / 35 cms Width 5 1/2 " / 14 cms Depth (to end of spikes) 8 " / 20 cms.

£ 4750 (US$ 6032) (Euro 5367)

 

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JOHN JORDAN, BRISTOL Circa. 1750


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A fine quality Bristol Georgian longcase clock. A walnut case with a caddy hood pediment. Fretwork panels and brass capped hood columns. A long trunk door with arched top. An arched brass and silvered dial with lunar moon phases to the arch. Date and seconds indicators with strike/silent lever at 3 o'clock position. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

John Jordan of Bristol is well documented in AJ Moores' 'The Clockmakers of Bristol' book who worked from 1716-1764. A similar clock is in the Georgian House Museum, Bristol.

Height 7ft 6 "/ 227 cms

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