The hood with swan neck pediment above pierced fretwork panel around a fluted pillar with brass eagle and ball finial. The dentil cornice above fluted frieze having arched cushion moulded door flanked by fluted Corinthian columns with brass capitals. The trunk with similar dentils and fluted band above a gothic shaped door, inlaid with boxwood and ebony stringing flanked by canted corners with further inlaid decoration above a moulded base on ogee bracket feet.
The eight day movement striking the hours on a bell with 13 inch painted dial. The dial with seconds and date rings signed John Craig Maryport. The arch containing a painted moonphase disc and calibrated scale. A very special clock.
Height: With / without finals – 951/2 inch 94 inch (239cm / 235cm)