ROCKING SHIP AUTOMATA LONGCASE CLOCK – JOSEPH WESTCOTT – BRISTOL

Description

A very well proportioned mahogany longcase clock of 8 day duration with “rocking ship” automaton in the arch of high quality.

The 12” painted break-arch dial with subsidiary seconds dial, original finely blued steel hands, brass ring winding holes and date aperture. The arch depicts a rocking ship sailing down the Bristol Channel, the sailor looking on inscribed “Westcott Bristol”.

The high quality light mahogany case with long trunk door. Canted corners. The hood with true Corinthian columns and cast brass capitals. Swan neck pediment and original eagle finial. Original door lock and key.

Serviced and guaranteed for 3 years.

Height: 88″ or 224cm
CIRCA. 1820
Provenance: Private collection – U.K.

*Pictures taken prior to restoration.

 


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