Rare antique satinwood Scottish longcase clock.
Wilson & Sharp, Edinburgh.
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.
It strikes the hour on a gong.
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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