A beautiful Georgian longcase 8 day clock that also has a rare clock face, which represents the four seasons. In great condition, this case can be opened and locked with ease using the key included, the clock face can also be opened up. The details in the woodwork makes for a very regal, authentic clock that is representative of its era. Fully working.
The well figured mahogany case stands at 6ft. 4ins on bracket feet . The trunk has canted front corners and a rectangular glazed door revealing the temperature compensated pendulum with mercury filled jar, and to the right hand side, a well made six spoke pulley supporting the brass weight. The flat topped hood with circular glazed aperture and reflector ring,is framed with quadrant mouldings. The 12 inch silvered circular dial is engraved "Howlett, Cheltenham" and has a sweep minute hand and subsidiary dials for hours and seconds in the conventional regulator dial layout. The substantial six pillar movement with high shouldered plates, has six spoked wheels throughout the train and end float adjusters for the centre wheel through to escape wheel arbors. The escapement is dead-beat and there is also "Harrisons" maintaining power. There is a beat adjusting facility on the top of the crutch.