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Early 19th C. Georgian Mahogany 8 Day Bell Striking English Grandfather Longcase Clock With Painted Dial. John Hancock Of Yeovil Somerset. Noted By Brian Loomes.

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Heydays Antiques

This antique has been viewed 31 times in the past month with the most views from France.


Standing just 7 foot tall (214cm) including the Finial, This Charming Flame Mahogany Longcase Clock has come to us having passed through at least 3 generations of the same West Country Family. It has been well looked after, much loved and enjoyed.
John Hancock (Senior) 1791-1840 worked out of Yeovil. One of his Dials is examined in Brian Loomes' "Grandfather Clocks and their Cases" Book in plate 253 on Page 208. Around 1822 he was joined in Business by his Son John Junior. After 1840 James Hancock is Solely listed at Yeovil. With its Arabic Numbers, Gilt Decoration in the 4 Corners of Exploration Ships and False Plate Stamped Wilkes & Son, This particular clock dates to around 1815 - 1820.
The 8 Day Bell Striking Movement has been Checked, Oiled and Tested to be in Good & Full Antique Working Condition.
Clock height 83.5in or 212cm, Hood width 49, Base 48cm. Hood depth 26, Base 25cm.
Please contact Robert via email or on 07899 058752 to Arrange Viewing (in this instance actually at Yeovil) or Discuss Delivery and Set Up Options. Subject to the Covid 19 Social Rules.
Internal Ref: E2006250Ply


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Georgian.


Height = 212 cm (83.5")
Width = 49 cm (19.3")
Depth = 26 cm (10.2")

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