Scottish Longcase Clock by Heatlie & Sheridan of Dunse
A good round dial mahogany longcase clock from the Scottish Borders.
The 8 day duration movement striking the hours on a bell. The round painted dial showing seconds, matching blued steel hands and the makers name to the centre of the dial. The mahogany case with well figured flame veneers to the trunk door and base, boxwood inlay and reeded quarter columns flanking the trunk door. The base with bracket feet. The hood with a glazed brass bezel, further boxwood inlay, circular windows to the side and with a plain broken arch top.
Note: A William Heatlie was working as a Watchmaker in Newtown Street, Dunse in 1841.
Historical Fact: The original town of Dunse was destroyed in 1545 by Henry VIII
Price: £5,950 / Height: 6'7" / C.1820