Longcase Clock by Thomas Bell

DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE

c. 1810
Thomas Bell longcase clock

A George III oak longcase with 8-day painted break-arch dial, 17" x 12", with painted decoration of a galleon to the arch. Steel diamond-style hands showing hours, minutes, seconds and date. The light oak case stands 93.5" to the top of the finial. Swan-neck pediment hood with brass patrae stand above reeded columns and plain brass capitals. The case has mahogany crossbanding, long door and bracket feet. Hood has original glass. The movement is complete with original brass-faced pendulum and iron weights and is in good working condition. A good original clock.

Thomas Bell born 1784 son of Joseph Bell of Doncaster, worked initially at Doncaster but became a soldier and was killed at the battle of Waterloo in 1815.

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Height: 93 1/2 inches (237.5 cm)
Price: SOLD

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