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Description: T. Richardson, Waverham
A fantastic oak and mahogany cross-banded longcase eight-day clock, profusely inlaid in boxwood with oval inlays to the hood. This is an exceptionally good quality case with incredible detail in the inlays and boxwood stringing. The eight-day movement on a broken arch painted face with rolling moon. The shaped full-length door is surrounded in moulding and flanked by quarter reeded columns which terminate in brass capitals. The swan neck hood with the centre being fretted which gives it a lovely delicate appearance. The full reeded columns which flank the hood door terminate in brass capitals. The base raised on ogee bracket feet and has a beautifully shaped applied panel which is cross banded in mahogany.
The eight-day movement with maker’s name of T. Richardson, Waverham, striking the hour has a square painted face with, subsidiary second and date aperture. The dial is a Wilson dial, and has the four corners adorned with fine quality paintings of flowers and strawberries.
There is one Thomas, Richardson of Waverham listed in ‘Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World Volume 1 by G.H. Baillie’:
· Thomas. Richardson. Waverham. 1795.
Height: 85 ˝ inches (217 cm)
Condition: Fully restored and in excellent condition. All movements have been fully restored and are guaranteed.
Price: Price Upon Application
Status: For Sale
Contact: 01829 733028