James Ogden Late 17th Century.

Ref No 739
A rare late 17th Century brass lantern clock. Unsigned but attributable to James Ogden of Soyland ( Halifax).



The terminals of the iron bell strap cupped so as to grip the four urn finials on tapering columns and ball feet, with three pierced frets and side doors ( without handles), the dial plate decorated to each corner with three leaves, the 1.25 inch wide chapter ring with bold Roman numerals, quarter hour track interspersed by arrow half-hour markers, the centre with distinctive heavy engraved flowerheads, foliage and a mask below X11, with single pierced hand terminating in an open end, the weight driven movement with anchor escapement and countwheel strike on a bell.

Height: 36cms (14.5ins) high

Fully illustrated and discussed in an article by Brian Loomes in Clocks magazine October 2014. It is interesting to note that this clock was in single family ownership from Circa 1900 for over a century.

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