John Hunter, Bristol Moon Phase, High Water Walnut Georgian Longcase Clock
$ 6036| € 4846
A fine quality Bristol Georgian lunar moon phase longcase clock by John Dunn. A red walnut case with the original blind 'Bristol' fretwork to the hood. An impressive double pediment with swan neck and central brass finial. Brass capped fluted hood columns. Side glass hood apertures. An identifiable 'Bristol' area case with distinctive features. A raised plinth panel and fluted trunk sides. A well engraved silvered brass dial with date and seconds. Moon phases to the arch and high water in Bristol tide indicators. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the hours on a bell.Circa 1770.
John Hunter of Bristol is recorded in A J Moores 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of Bristol' book as working from 1764 - 1774. A very similar high water clock is illustrated in the book.
Height 7ft 8 "/ 234 cms Width (at widest point of hood) 19" / 49 cms Depth 10" / 26 cms.
From Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd you can expect a genuine antique grandfather longcase clock that is serviced with 12 months guarantee. We personally set up and deliver to the UK, please contact us for a quote. We are members of The British Watchmakers and Clockmakers Guild.