Cheshire Grandfather Clocks


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Antique Mahogany 8 day Longcase / Grandfather Clock by Jno Wood, Liverpool

A lovely round-faced eight-day longcase clock of pretty petite proportions. This type of clock is often referred to as a fine Liverpool ‘library’ clock. The case is a wonderful flame mahogany with a shaped pediment cresting to the hood. The hood door is flanked with full fluted columns with terminate in brass Corinthian capitals whilst the class is surrounded by a lovely brass bezel.

The trunk has a pretty door which is framed with lovely delicate moulding and is flanked by chamfered corners. The base also has a lovely frame of moulding and is raised on ogee bracket feet.

The eight-day movement with maker’s name of Jno Wood, Liverpool, striking the hour has a circular painted face.

There is one John Wood of Liverpool listed in ‘Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World Volume 2 by Brian Loomes’:

  • Wood - John. Liverpool. 1814 – 28. (B. 1796 – 1824).

John Wood of Liverpool is also listed in ‘Lancashire Clocks and Clockmakers by Brian Loomes’:

  • Wood, John. Liverpool. 28 Wapping in 1814; 5-7 Church St,  1822-8. Liverpool museum have a watch said to be c 1805.

Height: Approximately 86 ˝ inches (215cm) including finials
Condition: Fully restored and in excellent condition.
Price: Price Upon Application
Contact: 01829 733028