Lot 232 , Joseph Clegg of London. A George III inlaid mahogany eight day longcase clock, W.50cm H.251cm
Joseph Clegg of London. A George III inlaid mahogany eight day longcase clock,
the 12 inch arched brass dial with "Tempus Fugit Memento Mori’’ aperture, silvered Roman chapter ring, subsidiary seconds and date aperture, the arched case with spiral twist columns and marquetry inlay,
Turned wooden finials may be later as are the blocks that they sit upon, columns flanking the hood a little loose with the caps oxidised, dial oxidised but looks original, movement looks original and complete but not tested for timekeeping, main body of the case of a good rich reddish brown mahogany tone, comes with trunk door key, brass faced lead pendulum and two weights, the foot is loose with just the front bracket feet present.