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John Chaffey, Sherborne Georgian Longcase Grandfather Clock


£1,950 | $2,387 USD | €2,253 EUR
Item Number: SA891773
Date of manufacture: Georgian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd
This antique has been viewed 40 times in the past month with the most views from Finland.


A Georgian period Dorset longcase clock. A fine quality mahogany case with marquetry shell inlays to the hood pediment and chequered banded inlays. Banded inlays to the trunk and base panel with re-entrant detailing. Chamfered trunk sides. Corinthian capped fluted hood columns with brass capped ends. A well proportioned case standing on the original feet. A very attractive and well engraved arched silvered dial. Tempus Fugit to the arch and engraved dial corners, date and seconds dials with blued steel hands. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.
John Chaffey of Sherborne is recorded in Tribe and Whatmoors' 'Dorset Clocks and Clockmakers' book as working in 1793 and engraved silvered dials are noted by the maker.
Height 7ft 1 "/ 216 cms Depth 12 " / 30 cms Width 21 " / 52 cms
From Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd you can expect a genuine antique grandfather longcase clock that is serviced with 12 months guarantee. We personally set up and deliver to the UK, please contact us for a quote. We are members of The British Watchmakers and Clockmakers Guild.


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


Height = 216 cm (85.0")
Width = 30 cm (11.8")
Depth = 52 cm (20.5")

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