GEORGE HARRIS JN
GEORGE HARRIS JN
GEORGE HARRIS JN
GEORGE HARRIS JN
GEORGE HARRIS JN

GEORGE HARRIS JN

c. 1670 to 1675 Fritwell Fecit

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A rare key wound lantern clock with hour strike, twin barrels for the going and striking trains and original crown wheel verge escapement. The beautiful dial has unusual tulip engraving within the dial centre and four outer corners with a Tudor Rose on the original alarm disc. This clock is illustrated on page 20 of Beeson’s ‘Clockmaking in Oxfordshire’.

Height: 14 ½ in (37 cm)

* George Harris was a highly individual maker whose keywound lantern clocks are very sought after. There are only two other known makers who made such clocks, Harris of Oxford and Thomas Ford of Buckingham. Harris was born in 1614 and was also a maker of Church Turret clocks. He died in June 1694.
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