Longcase Clock by William Avenell

ALRESFORD, HAMPSHIRE

c. 1760
William Avenell longcase clock

A George II oak longcase with 11" square brass dial and 30-hour birdcage movement. Fine matting to dial centre and fine steel hands.

The oak case stands 82.5" high with caddy top. The hood having attached turned columns with wooden capitals to the front and quarter columns to the rear.

The clock, apart from minor repairs to the base of the case, is totally original and has spent the last 30 years of its life in Australia.

William Avenell of Alresford is a sought-after and recorded clockmaker of 1760[1].

references:
1. G H Baillie, Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World, Vol. 1.

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Height: 82 1/2 inches (210 cm)
Price: SOLD

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