A Hugh Hughes 8 Day painted dial Grandfather Clock circa 1800CASEFrom the well known clockmaker, Hugh Hughes of Carnarfon, in fully restored working order.Solid oak case with mahogany cross banding. Swan neck pediment to mahogany veneered hood over the square painted dial with solid oak door surround.Reeded columns with brass capitals. Boxwood and ebony stringing inlaid into the mahogany veneered pediment.Solid oak quarter sawn trunk door with decorative brass escutcheon sits above quarter sawn, cross banded oak panel. Quarter reeded columns with wooden turned capitals.The lock has been replaced at some stage but is in fully working order.Razor edge base with square quarter sawn, cross banded panel.DIALOriginal painted dial has been professionally restored.The dial has both arabic and roman numerals with subsidiary seconds and roman calendar.The name is an unusual feature as it is decoratively painted within scroll and adorned with a delicate pink and brown floral pattern. The photos of the dial do not do the colour and the patina justice.The hands have been replaced by myself as they were both missing.The clock is 8 day striking on a bell and has been professionally restored by A W Firth Restorations of Derbyshire.DIMENSIONSWidth of hood (at widest point):- 21 inchesWidth of trunk:- 15 inchesWidth of base:- 18 3/4 inchesDepth of trunk:- 6 1/2 inchesMaximum depth of case:- 9 inchesDial:- 13 inchesPlease note we can deliver this item within a radius of 50 miles of an SK14 postcode for a £50.00 fee. Collection also welcome.
Antique Mahogany Grandfather Longcase Clock made by Hugh Hughes C1800