CFA 6284 - 8 Day Longcase Robotham (Leicester)
An imposing early 19th century oak and mahogany painted arch dial rolling moon striking 8 day longcase clock by G.Robotham, Leicester.
The well painted 13" arch top dial has florally painted corner spandrels, Arabic numbers to the chapter ring, two winding holes, date aperture with working date wheel behind, together with a 29 day lunar cycle wheel in the arch whereby the dial rotates every 12 hours. The good quality oak and mahogany case has a hood with swan neck pediment and brass roundels, over a pair of turned and fluted pillars, either side if the opening door with brass knob. The well figured oak trunk has quarter turned and fluted pilasters either side the pointed wavy top oak door with mahogany cross-banding, brass escutcheon, working lock and key and central satinwood and harewood inlaid oval vase of flowers. The canted corner base is cross-banded in mahogany and stands on shaped bracket feet.
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Dimensions: Height: 7'7" Width: 1'9"