Rare antique satinwood Scottish longcase clock

Rare antique satinwood Scottish longcase clock. Wilson & Sharp, Edinburgh. Circa 1900 Fine small satinwood veneered case, richly painted with garlands, flowers, ribbons and female figures, having a small drumhead top and a long panelled door over a cross banded base and standing on splayed bracket feet. 8 Inch signed silvered dial with Roman numerals and a strike / silent lever above 12 enclosed in a cast brass bezel with a silvered sight ring. The back of the dial engraved No.5 The 8-day weight driven, 4-pillar movement, signed on the back plate, having a dead beat escapement and maintaining power, the pendulum, having a flat steel rod and brass bob and with the original brass cased weights. The clock winder has a wood handle made of satinwood or perhaps pear wood. The trunk door has its key and the top bezel is a push close. Dimensions taken at their greatest points, 75.25 inches / 191cm high, 14.75 inches / 38cm wide, 8.5 inches / 22cm deep. 8 inch / 20cm dial. Wilson & Sharp, Watchmakers & Jewellers, 139 Princes St, Edinburgh. 1895-1900. Formerly Morton & Wilson and subsequently became Mappin & Webb.


ID Number: 4073


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