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Emanuel Burton, Kendal -SOLD

A small late 18th century mahogany longcase clock circa 1770

 

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Product Description

The rectangular brass engraved dial with 30 hour movement by Emanuel Burton, Kendal in original mahogany case attributed to Gillows of Lancaster. The swan-neck hood with glazed door and columns above a trunk with shaped door flanked by fluted columns on bracket feet

  • Height: 80ins (203cm)

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.  Literature: page 36 Westmorland Clocks and Clockmakers by Brian Loomes