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GEORGE III FIGURED MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK

Kenneth Maclennan*, London, c1778-90

 

 

Of nicely figured mahogany, the 8-day duration 5 pillar movement striking the hours on a single bell, the bonnet with arched top above a glazed door flanked by fluted columns enriched with brass stop-fluting and brass capitals and bases; the dial with gilt rococo spandrels, the silvered chapter ring having Roman numerals, a seconds dial in the upper ground, a plaque engraved with the maker's name, Kenneth McLennan, London, in the lower ground, and a day of the month aperture below; the trunk with tombstone arched door and moulded edge, flanked by inset fluted quarter-columns enriched with brass stop-fluting; the base with applied moulded panel, with inset corners, all supported on a double plinth

 

Condition : Excellent; good working order; face and works original to the case; excellent color and patination 

 

*Kenneth Maclennan is recorded in “Old Clocks & Watches & Their Makers”, F. J. Britten, 1904, as working in London between 1778 and 1825 at May’s building, St. Martin’s Lane. It is also noted that he made a planetarium for the Royal Institute in 1801.

 

86” High; Hood at bottom moulding, 19.5 Wide; Case 14.5" Wide,  Bottom Plinth, 19" Wide

Overall Depth, 10"

 

 Price: Please Inquire 

 

#6314

 

 

 

    

 

    

 

     

 

 


  

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Good George III Inlaid Mahogany Stick Barometer

London, 1770

The signed silvered register with vernier sliding scale behind hinged glazed door,
the mercury thermometer also behind a further hinged glazed trunk door
43.5" High

 

 

 

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George III Figured Mahogany Longcase Clock, Kenneth Maclennan, London c1778-90, with original brass face and 5 pillar movement