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Description: Edwd Llewellyn, Llansamlet
A wonderful oak and mahogany cross-banded eight-day longcase clock. The movement is eight-day on a superbly painted arched dial and is of the most wonderful patina.
The hood has a frilly cresting and is adorned with wonderful shell inlays. The hood door is flanked by superbly reeded columns which terminate in brass capital and it has nicely shaped back slats. The hood door is also has a very pretty filled edge.
Moving down to the trunk, there is a three quarter-length door which again is beautifully inlaid with ebony and boxwood and a beautiful shell to the centre. The door is flanked by full reeded columns which terminate in brass capitals.
The base, which again is superbly inlaid with ebony and boxwood and a beautiful shell to the centre, is raised on bracket feet.
The eight-day movement with maker’s name of Edwd Llewellyn, Llansamlet striking the hour has an arched painted face, subsidiary second and aperture. The four corners are adorned with very finely painted shells which incorporate gold leaf. The arch is also magnificent with a superb painting of a spray of flowers.
There is one Edwd Llewellyn, Llansamlet listed in ‘Wales Clock and & Clockmakers by William Linnard’:
LLEWELLYN, Edward. Llansamlet. Early 19th century.
From the style of this clock it is circa 1840
Height: 85 ˝ inches (216 cm)
Fully restored and in excellent condition. The movement has been fully restored and is guaranteed.
Price Upon Application
Status: For Sale
Contact: 01829 733028