A Late 19th Century English Red Lacquered and Brass Chinoiserie Long Case Clock

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The arched door of the upright rectangular waist opening to an eight day bell strike movement with an anchor escapement...

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The arched door of the upright rectangular waist opening to an eight day bell strike movement with an anchor escapement rising to a concave cornice supporting a hood with side access panels, the central hood door opening to a gilt brass Roman and cardinal numeral dial housing a second and calendar dial with repousse brass scrolling floral designs to each corner, beneath a demilune with a central cartouche signed ‘Robt and Peter Higgs, London’ framed to either side by repousse brass dolphins and rinceaux, the hood rising to an arched collar and a sarcophagus top with three gilt brass finials, raised on a rectangular base atop an arched plinth the whole lacquered red with gilt painted chinoiserie designs overall.

Dimensions: Height 245 cm, Width 52 cm, Depth 25 cm