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ARCHIBALD COATES, WIGAN cIRCA 1770


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An impressive Georgian Lancashire longcase clock. A swan neck hood pediment surmounted by a wooden finial. Four hood side columns and the original 'verre eglomise' painted glass hood pediment panel. Fine oak casework with walnut crossbanding and trunk side columns. A brass and silvered dial with rococo design corner spandrels. A very well engraved dial centre with a date aperture and recessed seconds dial. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

The Coates family of clockmakers are well documented in Loomes' 'Lancashire Clocks and Clockmakers' book and examples are in Liverpool and Preston museums. Archibald Coates is noted as a maker of repute.

Height 7ft 4 " / 224 cms Width (at widest point) 21 " / 54 cms Depth 9 1/2 " / 25 cms.

£ 1850 (US$ 2278) (Euro 2108)

 

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JOHN COUSINS, LANGPORT CIRCA 1840


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An early Victorian period small 'cottage' longcase clock. A swan neck hood pediment with the original central brass finial and patterae. A small proportioned oak case with mahogany crossbanding to the hood, trunk door and base panel. Brass capped turned hood columns. An attractive square painted dial with floral corners, date and seconds dial. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

John Cousens of Langport is recorded in A J Moores 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of Somerset' book as working from 1830-1861 in Bow Street. Examples of his work are illustrated in his book.

Height 6ft 5 "/ 197 cms Width (at widest point of hood) 18 " / 46 cms Depth 10" / 25 cms.

£ 1350 (US$ 1662) (Euro 1527)

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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$ 2242) (Euro 2106)

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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$ 5462) (Euro 5130)

 

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WESTMINSTER CHIMING 'GRANDMOTHER' CLOCK Circa. 1930


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A small 'Grandmother clock'. An oak case with an arched hood pediment and chamfered sides. A recessed trunk door with chamfered sides. A base moulding and standing on bun feet. An arched brass and silvered dial with corner spandrels. 'Tempus Fugit' engraved silvered boss to the dial arch. Blued steel hands and strike/silent levers for the hour and quarters. A triple weight driven mechanism on chains of 8-day duration. Gong rods to strike the quarters and hours.

Circa 1930.

Height 6ft 2 "/ 188 cms

Width 15" / 38 cms Depth 11" / 28 cms

£ 675 (US$ 837) (Euro 769)

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