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A George I 30 Hour Oak Longcase Clock By Thomas Cox C1740

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Overton Clocks of Chesterfield ltd

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A George I thirty-hour oak longcase clock, circa 1730
Thomas Cox, Cromhall, Gloucestershire
The square hood with brass ball-finial surmounted pagoda top and blind-fret cornice, the trunk with line-inlaid door, on a rectangular base with cut-away plinth, the eleven-inch square signed brass dial with Roman and Arabic silver chapter ring and matted centre, the movement with anchor escapement and outside countwheel strike, 228cm high
Thomas Cox, Gloucester died on 18th December 1740 aged 42 and his will was proved on 5th January 1740/41.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Georgian.


Height = 228 cm (89.8")
Width = 43 cm (16.9")
Depth = 24 cm (9.4")

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