An antique George III period mahogany longcase clock by Thomas Gardner, London

Offered by Raffety Ltd.
An antique George III period mahogany longcase clock by Thomas Gardner, London

THOMAS GARDNER (worked 1700-1799)
An antique George III period mahogany longcase clock by Thomas Gardner, London

Offered by Raffety.
Date & Origin c. 1780, London
Dimensions
H
236.30 cm (93 inc)
Description
A fine George III period mahogany 8-day longcase clock by this London maker.

The figured mahogany veneered case with arched trunk door and base with moulded edge to the panel and raised on a shaped skirting. The hood with brass capped corner columns, arched top with 3 brass spire finials, interspersed by a scalloped edge decoration.

The arched brass dial signed on the matted centre, with recessed seconds indication and blued-steel hands. There is a strike/silent secondary dial within the arch, amidst pierced, gilt spandrels.

The 8-day movement has anchor escapement and strikes the hour on a bell.
Signed / Inscribed
circa 1780
Stock Code NR4668
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
236.30 cm (93 inc)
Description
A fine George III period mahogany 8-day longcase clock by this London maker.

The figured mahogany veneered case with arched trunk door and base with moulded edge to the panel and raised on a shaped skirting. The hood with brass capped corner columns, arched top with 3 brass spire finials, interspersed by a scalloped edge decoration.

The arched brass dial signed on the matted centre, with recessed seconds indication and blued-steel hands. There is a strike/silent secondary dial within the arch, amidst pierced, gilt spandrels.

The 8-day movement has anchor escapement and strikes the hour on a bell.
Stock Code NR4668

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