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CFA 6287 - 8 Day Roe (Haslemere) -SOLD-

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A tall slim rare and particularly attractive 18th century brass arched dial striking 8 day longcase clock with rocking Father Time in the arch made by Richard Roe, Haslemere (Circa 1780).

The 12" brass arch dial has cast spandrels enclosing a silvered chapter ring with finely engraved makers details in script, 2 winding holes, a seconds hand and chamfered square date aperture with working silvered date wheel behind. In the arch is a very rare gilded Father Time automaton which rocks backwards and forwards keeping time with the ticking of the clock, enclosed by a silvered chapter ring with the words “Tempus fugitâ€_x009d_ (Time flies). The boxwood strung arched top hood has a fretted centre panel over arched top boxwood strung door enclosed by a pair of turned and fluted stop-brass pillars with brass capitals and bases over a trunk with similar quarter turned trunk pilasters either side a profusely satinwood inlaid arch top trunk door with brass escutcheon, working lock and key over a square base with moulded inlaid centre panel on shaped Georgian bracket feet.

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Dimensions: Height: 7'9" Width: 1'8"

Price: £6995