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A superb early 1700s oak cased brass dial striking 8 day longcase clock by Henry Jervis, Newport (Shropshire 1730).
The finely engraved brass arch dial has cherub and serpent spandrels with a silvered sun in the arch. The clean matted centre has an early pair of crossed winding arbors, an engraved and chamfered square date aperture, with working date wheel behind and a silvered seconds chapter ring, all enclosed by a silver chapter ring with both Roman and Arabic numbers. The pair of hands and the seconds pointer are all if blued steel and original to the clock. The well made oak case has a hood with swan neck pediment and brass roundels, a pair of turned and fluted pillars with brass capitals and bases either side the hood door, with brass knob. The trunk has chamfered edges to the front enclosing a serpentine shaped long door with satinwood and harewood vase of flowers inlay to the centre, together with a brass escutcheon, working lock and key, all above a square base with Georgian bracket feet.
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Dimensions: Height: 6'8" Width: 1'6"