Country of origin: England
Dimensions: h 236cm, w 49cm, d 26cm
Price: AUS $9,900
Stock # : LC 012 WH
This is a late 18th century boxwood strung mahogany longcase clock by Burton-Kendal of England, the falseplate signed William Whittall.
The hood has a swan-necked pediment over freestanding reeded columns with Corinthian.capitals. The straight-sided trunk has an arched door, the base with canted corners, moulded rail and bracket feet.
The 14 inch dial has a painted country scene to the arch, with floral spandrels, subsidiary seconds, a calendar dial and Roman and Arabic chapters. The movement has an anchor escapement and rack-strike on a bell.
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