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John Harrison Newcastle Moon Phase Longcase Grandfather Clock


£2,650 | $3,244 USD | €3,062 EUR
Item Number: SA866507
Date of manufacture: Georgian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd
This antique has been viewed 45 times in the past month with the most views from Singapore.


A Georgian oak cased moon phase longcase clock. Choice grain to the oak case with a regional styled fretwork to the hood pediment. An original central brass finial. Dentil cornice moulding below the pediment with brass capped hood columns. A brass and silvered arched dial with cast corner spandrels. A very well engraved dial centre with date aperture and signed 'J Harrison Newcastle' . Blued steel hands. Lunar moon phases to the arch with twin brass indicators for high/low tide markers. A well painted country scene to the dial. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell. Circa 1785.
John Harrison of Newcastle-upon-Tyne is recorded in Baillies' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of The World' book as working from 1779 - 1795. He was a clock maker in The Head of the Side, Newcastle and appeared in some trade directories from 1778 to 1795. Other family clockmakers worked in Hexham and Morpeth.
Height 7ft 6 "/ 231 cms Width (at widest point of hood) 23" / 59 cms Depth 11" / 29 cms.


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


Height = 231 cm (90.9")
Width = 59 cm (23.2")
Depth = 29 cm (11.4")

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Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd
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