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A Georgian "Cottage" Longcase Clock By John Barber Of Droitwich

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd


A Georgian period small 'cottage' longcase clock. A flat top stepped moulded hood pediment. Side hood columns with wooden capitals. A long trunk door to the well proportioned mahogany and fruitwood case. A brass and silvered dial with cast corner spandrels and silvered chapter ring. A well engraved dial centre with date and seconds signed 'John Barber No. 156 Droitwich'. Blued steel hands. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell. Circa. 1790.
John Barber of Droitwich is recorded in Baillies' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World' book as working in 1791. It's not common for longcase clocks to be numbered which is noted by this maker.
Height 6ft 6 1/2 "/ 199 cms Width (at widest point of hood) 21" / 53 cms Depth 10" / 25 cms.
From Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd. you can expect a genuine antique longcase clock that is in full working order and sold with 12 months guarantee.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 18th Century.


Height = 199 cm (78.3")
Width = 53 cm (20.9")
Depth = 25 cm (9.8")

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Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd
United Kingdom

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