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ANTIQUE CLOCKS IN RESTORATION

In Restoration - As always, any item in this section may be given priority, or reserved, on request. I also propose an addendum covering clocks awaiting repatriation - usually by sea freight and often 6 - 8 weeks before arrival. Again, items may be reserved on a no obligation basis.

ANTIQUE CLOCKS IN RESTORATION

Edw. Glase of Bridgnorth

Edw. ( Edward ) Glase of Bridgnorth ( Shropshire ).A very good, SMALL, well proportioned, early 19C, inlaid and crossbanded oak longcase clock with brass eagle/ball centred swan neck pediment, 12" breakarch colourful painted dial, 8 day movement and blued, cut steel hands. 81.9" ( 208 cms. ) or 79.9" ( 203 cms. ) ex. finial. Now fully restored, tested, calibrated and awaiting photography. Impromptu pic's available on request. Edward Glase of Bridgnorth ( Shropshire ) is recorded "circa 1770 married 1807" this example dating by style is circa 1830. N.B. The "compact" oak case would have been relatively expensive to make as it features fluted "flying" hood columns, canted fluted corners to the trunk, inlays to trunk door, has quarter sawn oak details and has a parquetry star set into the recessed panel base, the whole being set on shallow bracket feet.

Joseph Millis of London.

Joseph Millis of London.12" breakarch brass dial with "starry sky" moonphases to arch, signed to "rainbow" over top of arch - Joseph Millis London. Raised, silvered chapter ring, recessed silvered seconds disc with "starburst" engraved centre, rococo spandrels, finely matted dial centre, square datebox and blued cut steel hands. High quality, 5 pillar, 8 day movement with hourly ( rack ) striking and pull hour repeat. The long door, flame mahogany case with breakarch top, side windows to hood, brass insert fluted hood columns, matching brass insert, fluted, trunk quarter columns and raised panel two step base, the lower, shaped. Brass strip pendulum with "double brass" bob, matched, period, brass bound weights and period winding crank key. Recorded "pre 1760-5".This example, dating by style, circa 1770. Height 86.4" ( 219.5 cms. ). Fully restored and on test/calibration. Impromptu pic's available on request.

Vines

Matt. ( Matthew ) Vines of London.Good, very early 18C, flat top, long door, figured walnut longcase clock with 12" square brass, wheatear edge engraved dial, it having ringed winding and seconds holes, chamfered and engraved edge to square date box, crown & cherub spandrels and blued cut steel hands. High quality MONTH going movement with 5 knopped, finned and ringed pillars, anchor escapement and hourly ( rack ) striking.Brass bound weights. Side windows to hood, typical "London" two step base. Dating by style, circa 1712. N.B. Matthew Vines of London is ( so far ) unrecorded, though there is a JAMES Vines of London recorded "Clockmakers Company 1708." Height 83.5" ( 213 cms. ). Now restored, tested, calibrated and awaiting photography. Impromptu pic's available on request.

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