George III figured mahogany longcase clock by <em>John Cole, Epsom</em>
George III figured mahogany longcase clock by <em>John Cole, Epsom</em>
George III figured mahogany longcase clock by <em>John Cole, Epsom</em>
George III figured mahogany longcase clock by <em>John Cole, Epsom</em>
George III figured mahogany longcase clock by <em>John Cole, Epsom</em>
George III figured mahogany longcase clock by <em>John Cole, Epsom</em>

JOHN COLE, EPSOM (worked c.1760-1780)

George III figured mahogany longcase clock by John Cole, Epsom

c. 1760 England

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An excellent English George III, 8 day, mahogany longcase clock by John Cole, Epsom in the classic London style. The quality 5 pillar rack striking movement with brass dial, floral urn spandrels, matted centre with twin winding holes, silvered chapter ring, blued steel fretwork hands, lower date aperture and subordinate seconds dial the centre engraved with radiating star. Maker’s cartouche to the dial arch inscribed John Cole, Epsom.

The case, of particularly good quality with excellent figuring and patina, has a hood consisting of a pagoda with central fretwork sounding aperture and brass finials, above a broken arch mould and door below opening to reveal the dial, bordered by reeded columns stop fluted with brass. The trunk with broken arched flame mahogany door bordered by reeded and brass stop fluted quarter columns, over a base with raised centre panel terminating in the original double plinth with pad feet.

John Cole is listed in “Baillie’s Clock Makers of the World” as making before 1774. A superb clock with a particularly good “London” style case
Excellent. The movement has been fully cleaned and overhauled; minor restorations cleaning & waxing to the case.
A private residence in London.
English, George III, circa 1760. John Cole is listed in “Baillie’s Clock Makers of the World” as also a watch maker and working before 1774.
Dimensions
Height 91.50 inch (232.41 cm)
Width 20.75 inch (52.70 cm)
Depth 10.00 inch (25.40 cm)
Stock Code
1809
Medium
Mahogany
Signed/Inscribed
Maker’s cartouche to the dial arch inscribed John Cole, Epsom.
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