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