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SOLD – Longcase Clock

A fine late 18th century mahogany longcase clock by Emanuel Burton, Kendal circa 1770.

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Product Description

Having a brass dial with moon phase, Roman numerals and date aperture with a hour striking 8 day movement and pull-repeat in original mahogany case, attributed to Gillows of Lancaster.

The dentil carved and shell inlaid swan-neck hood with arched glazed door, and fluted columns above a trunk with shaped door flanked by fluted columns with shell inlay, on ogee bracket feet.

Emanuel Burton II (1732-1809) noted Kendal clockmaker. The Burton family worked from premises in Finkle Street. Son of Emanuel and father of Emanuel III, Jonathon and James a Whitehaven watchmaker.

  • Height: 91ins (231cm)