18th century

  1. DeanT

    18th c English Early 18thC Yew longcase

    Here's a challenge for my clock case restorer (Scott Bennett in Oxfordshire). Early 18thC burr yew and solid yew wood 8 Day longcase clock by Hugh Willis of Suckley (Stuckley) in Bucks (Buckingshamshire). Stepped top hood with glazed door over burr yew wood trunk, case door with solid yew wood...
  2. N

    Age and Origin...?

    I purchased this clock last year, and know very little about it. The face is roughly 9” square, with single hand (a lovely sun and moon), nicely engraved brass center, silvered chapter ring, no strike, and a beautifully simple 8-day movement wound via the center of the dial. The wood housing is...
  3. Ticktocktime100

    French gilt bronze cartel clock by Lépine, Hger du Roy, circa 1820

    Hi all, It’s been rather a while since I’ve shared my acquisitions, so I have some catching up to do. Here’s a clock that I’m particularly pleased with, purchased privately yesterday. In addition to being a fine French gilt bronze cartel clock decorated with two doves atop, the signature...
  4. chrisuk

    Posted frame 30hr longcase by William Wise of Wantage

    Introduction. I have been on the lookout for a 30hr single hand longcase clock for many years, you can't rush these things, but not found any locally and those on a famous internet auction site tended to be 'buyer collect', 'no returns', 'expensive shipping costs' etc, and I didn't want to...

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