West Country Antique Oak Longcase Clock by Pratten of Bath
A highly desirable antique oak longcase clock of very small proportions.
The 8 day duration movement striking the hours on a bell with a 12" square white painted dial with Roman Numerals and Arabic minutes. Also with seconds and date to the centre and blued steel hands. The corners painted with the early feature of raised gold gesso scrolls. The small oak case of a very light colour with a long trunk door inlaid with a large ebony and boxwood starburst to the centre and further inlay to the edge. The plain base with small bracket feet. The hood with a flat top, plain angle pillars terminating with unusual ebonised capitals and inspection windows to each side.
Note: The dial is made by James Wilson of Birmingham. One of the most well known and earliest Dial Makers.
Price: £5,450 / Height: 6'3½" / C.1785