James HENDRIE , Falkirk – SOLD
A fine Scottish 18th century mahogany longcase clock circa 1760
The 8-day movement having a brass engraved arch dial in a mahogany case decorated with inlay. The hood with swan-neck pediment also with inlaid decoration, brass capped Corinthian columns and original brass finial.
- Height: 84ins (213.5cm)
During the 18th century Falkirk was a highly renowned centre of clockmaking. Clock historian Brain Loomes refers to James Hendrie making clocks in Falkirk between 1739 and 1750