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A fine quality flame mahogany longcase clock by

Abraham Weston of Lewes c.1780

  • Maker: Abraham Weston, Lewes 1780
  • Date: 1780
  • Height: 7ft 6 Width: 19 Depth: 9
  • Price: 6,800


Case

A fine quality Georgian mahogany longcase clock with a twelve inch break arch silvered dial signed
Abraham Weston, Lewes.
The London style case veneered in beautifully figured flame mahogany of good colour and patina.
The pagoda topped hood with brass inlaid fluted columns with brass capitals.
The pagoda centre with intricately worked sound fret.
The long trunk door with well figured flame veneer, raised panel to the base with double plinth.

Dial

The twelve inch break arch silvered dial signed Abraham Weston, Lewes.
Having painted revolving phases of the moon to the arch, subsidiary seconds dial and sweep centre
calendar. Beautiful quality engraving to the corners.

Movement

The high quality movement is of eight day duration with five knopped pillars, an anchor escapement
and strikes the hours on a bell.

Weights and pendulum

The original brass cased lead weights and brass bob pendulum with steel strap

Hands

Finely fretted blued steel hands of serpentine design.

Listen to sound clip


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Dial

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Movement

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Hood

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Detail 1

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