A Lancashire oak and mahogany crossbanded longcase clock. A flat moulded hood pediment with fretwork and dentil cornice mouldings. Gilded capitals to the hood columns. Trunk side columns and a shaped door top. A brass and silvered dial with rococo corner spandrels and a matted dial centre. A 30 hour duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.
John Bell of Garstang is recorded in Loomes' 'Lancashire Clockmakers' book as working circa 1750 with a longcase clock noted.
Height 6ft 11 1/2 " / 212 cms
The date of manufacture has been declared as 1750
This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase. The seller of the item was Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd.