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George IV Scottish Mahogany Cased Grandfather Clock By J. Melrose, Edinburgh


£3,250 | $4,327 USD | €3,682 EUR
Item Number: SA461507
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Georgian Antiques
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Circa 1820, George IV Scottish mahogany cased grandfather clock by J. Melrose, Edinburgh. With a stylish shaped top with architectural pediment and cast brass rondels. Unusually, the top is a mixture of mahogany and rosewood and the hood has 2 turned columns with brass capitals and bases. The face has been handpainted with flowers in each corner, the makers name of J. Melrose, Edinburgh with an artistic licence of a castle, a bridge and figures on the top, and it has steel hands. Beneath the hood are various moulded edges/curves and the main door is in flame mahogany, and has been cross banded in rosewood with a stylish Heraldic escutcheon. There are fluted quarter columns on each side of the door and beneath it a small fielded panel with classic Scottish beading and a flame mahogany panel in that. Beneath this are ogee mouldings and the bottom panel of the clock has a flame mahogany panel which is cross banded in rosewood. There is another simple moulding and beneath this it stands on squat bracket feet.
It is serviced and working.
Internal Ref: 14564


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 210 cm (82.7")
Width = 49 cm (19.3")
Depth = 25 cm (9.8")

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