Hancock, Chard Georgian Longcase Clock
$ 1724 | € 1451
A Somerset late Georgian period longcase clock. A swan neck hood pediment with central brass finial. Brass capped hood side columns. An oak and mahogany crossbanded case. An attractive painted dial with corner floral gilt, blue and pink geometric decorations with a date and seconds. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.
The Hancock family of Clockmakers are well documented in A J Moores ' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of Somerset' and worked in a number of towns and villages. This example by John Hancock of Chard dates to circa 1825.
Height 6ft 11 1/2 " / 213 cms Width 19 1/2 " / 50 cms Depth 9 " / 24 cms.