Mahogany Moon Phase Longcase Clock (England, c. 1830)


Description
A mahogany longcase clock dating to the early 19th Century in the typical West Country Style. Its has an arch top with a wavy line pediment, reeded side columns with brass capitals and matching side quarter columns. It has a nicely figured door and base with boxwood stringing. The finely painted enamel dial has a moon roller disc within the arch, showing the shape of the moon over a 29.5 day cycle(used to plan night time travel before street lighting). The dial is signed by the maker Barnesconi of Bruton. It has an 8 day movement that strikes the hours on a bell. F Barnasconi is listed in nearby Bath 1820-40, possibly one and the same.

Current Condition
The case has been revived, the dial professionally cleaned and the movement fully serviced and is guaranteed for 12 months. If you would like a video clip of this clock striking please email us.

Dimensions
47.00cm wide   214.00cm high   23.00cm deep (18.50 inches wide  84.25 inches high  9.06 inches deep)

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Price: gbp 3250.00 (Pound Sterling)    Change currency