London Longcase Clock by Bateman of Great Tower Street
A fine London Longcase Clock of good proportions and colour.
The 8 day duration 5 pillar movement striking the hours on a bell and with a painted round 12" dial with Roman numerals, seconds, matching blued steel hands and the makers name and place of work to the centre of the dial. The movement also with original brass cased weights and an engraved rating nut to the pendulum bob.
The well proportioned mahogany case with typical long trunk door veneered with highly figured flame mahogany veneer and a raised panelled base with double plinth. The trunk also with reeded quarter pillars inlaid with brass and capped with brass Doric capitals. The hood with brass inlaid reeded canted corners and a brass concave bezel with a convex glass. The sides of the hood with rectangular inspection windows .
Note: Andrew Bateman was Apprenticed in 1776 and made Livery of the Clockmakers Company in 1812. He died in 1816.
Price: £9,750 / Height: 6'11" / C.1800