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Height 93″ or 2.37m Price: £2,200 Longcase clock by Giscard, Ely, Cambridgeshire An oak, 8-day longcase clock dating from circa 1800 by W. The 11.5” painted arched dial has pastoral scenes in the spandrels and subsidiary second hand and date dials.
The domed hood has glass side panels and integral reeded columns with pinchbeck capitals.
There is a subsidiary second hand dial and crescent-shaped date dial.
The working moon phase displays a cottage, church and ship.
The 11” square painted dial has flowers in the spandrels.
The dial has a semi-circular date aperture and beautiful engraved brass hands.
Height 83″ or 2.11m Price: Longcase clock by Fieldhouse, Leominster, Herefordshire A fine, early/mid 18th century, oak and mahogany, 8 day longcase clock by Fieldhouse, Leominster.The hood with dentil cornice has four circular section columns.The trunk with moulded scroll carved door is flanked by fluted quarter columns.John Sterland is mentioned in Britten (Old Clocks and Watches and their Makers) as operating in 1770.Height 81″ or 2.06m Price: Longcase clock by Thomas Gate, Carlisle, (formerly Cumberland) Cumbria A late 18th century, oak, 30 hour longcase clock by Thomas Gate, Carlisle.
A 30 hour, oak and mahogany, early 19th century longcase clock by James Scott, Kendal.