A George III longcase clock by Jeremiah Standring of Bolton, Lancashire. The brass arch topped dial incorporates a moon roller, silvered chapter ring, subsidiary seconds, date aperture and is inscribed "Time flies pursue it man. For why? Thy days are but a span. The four pillar eight day movement with anchor escapement chimes hourly on a bell. The figured mahognay case with pagoda and swan neck hood is adorned with maple panels, fluted column supports and blind fret carving. The trunk with broad door is flanked by a pair of quarter columns over a stepped base supported on ogee bracket feet. 260cm tall. 233cm to the swan neck. Hood 24cm deep, 51cm wide. Base 26cm deep 54cm wide.
Sold for: £2,400