An antique George III period mahogany longcase clock by Thomas Gardner, London

THOMAS GARDNER (worked 1700-1799)

An antique George III period mahogany longcase clock by Thomas Gardner, London

c. 1780 London

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A fine George III period mahogany 8-day longcase clock by this London maker.

The figured mahogany veneered case with arched trunk door and base with moulded edge to the panel and raised on a shaped skirting. The hood with brass capped corner columns, arched top with 3 brass spire finials, interspersed by a scalloped edge decoration.

The arched brass dial signed on the matted centre, with recessed seconds indication and blued-steel hands. There is a strike/silent secondary dial within the arch, amidst pierced, gilt spandrels.

The 8-day movement has anchor escapement and strikes the hour on a bell.
Dimensions
Height 236.30 cm (93.03 inches)
Stock Code
NR4668
Signed/Inscribed
circa 1780
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