Joshua Harrocks C.1760

LANCASTER

Ref No 90
 
Arched brass dial by Joshua Harrocks, Lancaster in an exemplary Gillows style mahogany case. C.1760.

Price: £12,650.00

The hood with swan necked pediment and carved rosettes and central reeded finial. Turned and shaped pillars with wooden capitals flanking the arched glazed door. The long trunk door with arched top is flanked by reeded 1/4 columns, above a base with canted corners and set on bracket feet.

This case is of the finest quality with choice veneers and probably came from the Gillows workshops. The eight day four pillar movement striking the hours on a bell with a 13in dial with raised chapter ring, brass spandrels, seconds dial, the centre is engraved with foliage and has black ray winged winding holes and date aperture. The arch contains a regular Harrocks hunting scene, and a signature arch.

Height: With / without finials 93in/ 92in (232 / 230cms)

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