REF No. 7653
A Very Fine “Exhibition” Long Case Clock Chiming on Nine Tubes
Dimensions: H: 106 in / 269.5 cm W: 25 in / 64 cm D: 17 in / 43.5 cm
Constructed in mahogany; the exuberantly carved case supported on ogee bracket feet flanking an apron, the base panel having foliate marquetry inlays; over, the glass fronted lockable inspection door, displaying the weights, tubes and pendulum is adorned with complex stylised lattice and tracery work, with carved spandrels to the canted sides; the serpentine hood houses an engraved brass faced arched dial, with hours delineated in Roman numerals, with a subsidiary dial displaying the seconds; over, two more subsidiary dials show quarter hour and hourly striking for the Westminster and Whittington chimes; conformingly carved spandrels to the sides, with a shaped and carved cornice.