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Enquiry from Online Galleries regarding "JONATHAN SHAW London, a fine antique George III period 8-day moon phase mahogany longcase"
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The beautifully proportioned mahogany case with a shallow fretted pagoda top and brass finials has excellent colour and patination. The case fine flame mahogany veneers and has reeded columns with brass capitals and bases to the sides.
The 12 inch arched brass dial has an applied silvered chapter ring and gilt corner spandrels with the rare feature of a subsidiary moon phase dial with lunar calendar in the arch. Within the centre of the main dial there is a subsidiary seconds below the XII and an inset date aperture below the raised disc bearing the maker’s signature.
The blued steel hour hand is finely pierced and the minute hand is serpentine shaped.
|Width||241.50 cm||(95.08 inches)|
|External Width||253.50 cm||(99.80 inches)|
Howard Walwyn Ltd Fine Antique Clocks
123 Kensington Church Street
Saturday by appointment