An exceptional small oak cased brass dial striking 8 day longcase clock by John Redshaw, Newcastle (Newcastle upon Tyne, circa 1740).
The 12" square brass dial with wheatear engravings on the outsides has crown head spandrels enclosing the raised brass chapter ring with makers details in script around a finely matted centre, ring winding holes, seconds hand and raised seconds chapter ring, a pair of blued steel hands and an engraved chamfered square date aperture with working date wheel behind. The plain oak case has a hood with flat top over a plain frieze over a pair of integral Â¾ turned pilasters to the glazed door, the plain trunk has a flat top door with brass escutcheon and working lock and key, plus a round lenticle to view the moving pendulum. The square base is supported by a shaped bracket plinth.
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Dimensions: Height: 6'6" Width: 1'6"