Peter Francis Antiques & Fine Art - Wednesday 31st May 2017
18TH CENTURY THREE TRAIN OAK LONG CASE CLOCK, face marked: 'Thomas Lister of Halifax', the case with
broken swan neck pediment above square aperture, flanked by reeded columns, similar quarter reeded columns to the waist, with an arched door, later carved with foliate and Man in the Moon mask, panelled base with similar later foliate carving, on bracket feet. Brass face with silvered Roman chapter ring, also having Arabic numerals around a foliate engraved field with phases of the moon aperture. The movement now three train, striking on ten bells and a single gong. Face measures 12'' square, case overall 220cm approx. (B.P. 24% incl. VAT). Condition: It appears the movement has been altered, with later striking mechanisms and the original face drilled to accommodate the case, also later carved in the second half of the 19th Century. Very dry dusty and dirty, includes three brass cased weights and pendulum..