Black marble mantel clock with enamel face having brass surround. Narrow columns lead to heavy brass pediments with relief work depicting classical Greek Army Ansonia movement.
Black Marble Mantel Clock
England. Circa 1860.
Fancy for a country clock, this particular tall case clock has an impressive dial and mahogany cross banding and inlay that dress it up in formal wear suitable for a country estate. A beautifully arched swan neck pediment on the bonnet leads the eye down to a painted break arch featuring the small portrait of a girl holding a dove. The narrow case has a tombstone door flanked by fluted quarter columns and the base is raised on shaped bracket feet.
English Oak Tall Case Clock
France. Circa 1820.
Faux-painted, French Morbier tall case clock with brass & enamel face, hammered brass pendulum. Posies, lily-of-the-valley and strawberry blossoms decorate the base and case door, while the bucolic nature of the theme is sealed by the inclusion of wheat ears on the base and bonnet. The pair of doves above the face indicate that this clock was most likely a wedding gift.
Painted French Morbier Clock
England. Circa 1810.
A stunning example of early 19th century craftsmanship, this bold, long case clock has a goose-neck bonnet with finials, keystone and colonettes above a chamfered waist with scalloped door. The base, with its large, shaped recess panel, rests on bun feet. The dial break arch is painted depicting a hunter with his dog and a bagged pheasant while rabbits occupy the spandrels. “Stonehouse, Leeds” is prominently displayed across middle.
Mahogany Tall Case Clock
England. Circa 1830.
This English long case clock has a swan neck pediment and column supports. The case has inlaid quarter columns, mahogany cross banding, arch door and rests on splay feet.
An elegantly unassuming clock. The dial in brass and nickel features Roman numerals, seconds dial and partial date crescent.
Oak Tall Case Clock
Scotland. Circa 1830.
This tall case clock has a beautifully painted enamel face with a pair of turtle doves featured prominently at the center, indicating that this clock was probably a wedding or anniversary gift. In addition to the mahogany trim on the bonnet, the case has carved rope twist quarter columns and there is ebony stringing on the door and case below.
The dial is signed, "J. E. Jones, Tregaron." Tregaron is a bucolic village located about 25 miles north east of Edinburgh..
Scottish Oak Tall Case Clock
England. Circa 1890.
An exceptional 19th century copy of the classic lantern clock, this version replaces the weight-driven works with a spring-wound mechanism. This is a handsome time-piece with a beautiful, time-worn patina.
Brass Lantern Clock
France. Circa 1860.
A painted case, enamel dial with brass surround, and an elaborately decorated pendulum are the defining characteristics of a Morbier clock. At nearly eight feet tall, this is an imposing, yet charming tall case clock in classic high country style.
England. Circa 1770.
This tall case clock is beautifully crafted in mahogany and features numerous details that make it a desirable timepiece. From the swan neck pediment with full column supports to the satinwood inlaid quarter columns on the waist, the workmanship is astounding. But it doesn't stop there; the breakarch is painted depicting Adam and Eve in The Garden of Eden while the four seasons are represented in each corner below.
Georgian Mahogany Tall Case Clock
England. Circa 1840.
If there were a handbook describing the proper proportions for an English tall case clock, it would not be a shock to find this one in there. In richly toned mahogany with just the right amount of boxwood stringing, this clock strikes an elegant pose. The bonnet with swan neck pediment frames the brass and steel dial with the maker’s name, Joseph Davis of London, engraved on a steel disc in the break arch. An eight day movement chimes on the hour.