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An oak case with mahogany crossbanding in a typical Hull area case.

A 'Hull pagoda' pediment surmounted by 2 original brass finials and a marquetry inlay. An arched painted dial with romantic scene to the arch and Georgian fan corner decorations with the original giltwork. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.

For a very good, similar example by the same maker ( though later and without the refinements of this one ), please also see LCMAH 286 ( now sold ). A good, small, well proportioned, long door, flame mahogany, 8 day, longcase clock having 12" square 'Finnemore & Walker' painted dial with axehead MOON and swan neck pediment by Sam Hulbert of Marshfield ( Gloucestershire ) circa 1810. A very good, well proportioned, typically West Country, crossbanded and boxwood strung, figured mahogany, 8 day, longcase clock with MOONPHASES and swan neck pediment by Huxtable of Frome. A superb, typically "Manchester," long door, late 18C flame mahogany, 8 day, longcase clock with swan neck pediment, brass dial and MOONPHASES by Peter Clare of Manchester, a well respected Manchester maker. The distinctive, flat top "lazy ogee" case style much favoured by the very best London makers. A very good, late 18C, "Bristol", mahogany, 8 day longcase clock with brass dial and MOONPHASES to arch showing "High Water at Bristol Key" by Thomas Safford of Bristol. He also made astronomical and other complicated clocks".

A superbly proportioned, long door, flame mahogany, 8 day, brass dial, longcase clock with typical 'London' two step base. ( William ) Travers of London and dated 1803 below date aperture. A well proportioned, inlaid and boxwood strung, long door, 8 day mahogany longcase clock with swan neck pediment, "Wilson" painted dial and rocking ship AUTOMATON by Thos. A highly rated maker, recorded Bristol 1775 - 1785. A classic "London", flame mahogany, painted dial, 8 day, longcase clock with pierced and fretted cresting, exceptional movement, MOONPHASES and High Water at London Bridge by Thos.

A late 18C, classic "London," long door, flame magogany, brass dial, longcase clock of smaller than normal size with rare "whole arch" man o'war rocking ship AUTOMATON. Exceptional 8 day, 3 train movement playing music on 10 bells and 18 hammers at 4 o'clock, 8 o'clock, and 12 o'clock hourly ( rack ) striking on a further, larger bell. There are two John Warry of Bristol clockmakers recorded, father and son. A very good, unusually small, long door, flame mahogany longcase clock with breakarch top, brass insert quarter columns to trunk, breakarch brass dial, strike/silent facility and high quality, 8 day, 5 pillar movement. Very fine, fan inlaid, flame mahogany case with breakarchtop, red 'silk' backed side frets, Corinthian capitals to brass insert hood columns and to the matching trunk quarter columns, Fan inlays below throat moulding and to four corners of base. Charles Howse was Master of the Clockmakers Company in 1787.

A typically late 18C, high class "London" flame mahogany, 8 day, brass dial, longcase clock with relatively rare rocking ship man o'war AUTOMATON "The Royal George" to circular aperture in arch. Typical "Whitehaven" Chippendale influenced, long door, high quality mahogany case with swan neck pediment, distinctive "returns" under the swan neck terminations, 13" breakarch brass dial with MOONPHASES to arch and 8 day movement. Adam & Eve AUTOMATA to arch of brass dial - two arms moving snake curling around the tree of life. A small, neat, pretty, long door, typically "Jersey," 8 day, painted dial, mahogany longcase clock with MOONPHASES, dated October 7th 1806. JA very fine, typically "Edinburgh," marquetry inlaid mahogany longcase clock with silvered and engraved brass dial having MOONPHASES and High Water at Leith indicator to arch by John Robertson of Potterrow Port, Edinburgh circa 1785.

Signed James Reynolds in script and ROCKBEAR in block lettering to lower dial centre. A very good and ( unusually small for Bristol ) long door, solid mahogany, 8 day, longcase clock with brass dial, MOONPHASES, pull hour repeat and Strike/Silent facility by Joseph Smith of Bristol circa 1770. A superbly proportioned and executed early 19C, 8 day, "Hull area", pagoda top mahogany longcase clock with painted dial and typical "Zulu shield" veneerwork to trunk door. Philip Lloyd is a very well respected maker coming from Llawhaden in Pembrokeshire to Bristol in 1775.

Signed James Barton Prescot to 'rainbow' at top of arch.

A Chionoiserie lacquered dark green/black case with detailed Chinese scenes to the case.

An arched pediment flanked by a pair of original giltwood finials.

A superb, typically late 18C, "London," flame mahogany, 8 day, brass dial longcase clock with relatively rare man o' war rocking ship automaton "The Royal William" to circular aperture in arch. An excellent, "typically Liverpool" flame mahogany, 8 day, rare HOURLY MUSICAL, brass dial, longcase clock with TIDAL DIAL MOONPHASES to arch, CENTRE SWEEP DEADBEAT ESCAPEMENT, CENTRE SWEEP YEAR CALENDAR and EQUATION OF TIME indicator. The engraved and silvered brass dial with MOONPHASES and centre sweep date.

A very fine, late 18C, brass dial, 8 day, long door, mahogany longcase clock with rare small MOONPHASE indicator to arch, set in a painted pastoral scene. A very good late 18C/early 19C flame mahogany longcase clock with pagoda top, trunk quarter columns, 8 day MOONPHASE movement ( showing High Water at London Bridge ) and typical "London" two step plinth to base by Tanner of London - a seemingly unrecorded maker. A very good, very typically "Bristol," superior quality, string inlaid, mahogany, longcase clock with swan neck pediment by John Warry of Bristol circa 1815. A very good, very typically 'Lancashire' long door richly patinated, flame mahogony longcase clock with swan neck pediment, circa 1770.

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