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John RUSSELL, Falkirk

£8,500.00

A fine rare late 18th century mahogany longcase clock by John Russell, Falkirk circa 1785

Description

The 8-day movement with arch dial in a mahogany case. The hood with swan-neck pediment and fretted decoration above a glazed arched door with columns; on long trunk with reeded quarter columns and moulded base on bracket feet. The arch brass and engraved silvered dial date aperture and engraved spandrels and makers name within the arch.

  • Height: 90ins (229cm)

John RUSSELL 1745-1817 was a highly respected clock and watchmaker who rose to become watchmaker to HRH the Prince Regent, later George IV