Antique Oak & Mahogany Longcase Grandfather Clock PETER EVERS CHESTER - For Sale
Antique Oak & Mahogany Longcase Grandfather Clock PETER EVERS CHESTER
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This is fabulous oak and mahogany cross banded longcase clock. It has an eight-day movement on a brass square dial. The clock is in perfect working order having recently been professionally cleaned and serviced. This clock is absolutely perfect for anyone looking for a clock to place straight into their home.
If we start with the hood this has a lovely flat top finished with moulded cornice, the top in then finished with three superb original finals. Lovely delicate reeded columns flank the hood door which finish in brass capitals. There are nice simple back splats. The hood door is nicely cross banded in mahogany.
If we then move down to the trunk this has beautifully shaped full-length door, which has been nicely cross banded in mahogany. The trunk door is then flanked by quarter reeded columns. Below the columns is some lovely fine carved detailing. The door also has its original brass escutcheon.
As with the trunk door the base incorporates some nice mahogany cross banding and has a lovely mahogany cross banded applied panel. The base is raised on ogee bracket feet.
The eight-day movement with makers name of 'Peter Evers, Chester', striking the hour has a square brass face. It also has a subsidiary second dial and date aperture. The four corners are adorned with beautiful spandrels whilst the centre incorporates beautiful engraved swags.
There is one 'Peter Evers , Chester' listed in ‘Clockmakers of Cheshire by Keith Appleby':
'EVERS Peter CHESTER Clock and Watchmaker. Gloverstones 1792. Castle Street 1814 – 22’.
The approximate dimensions are:
- 82.5 inches high to top of clock / 87.5 inches high to top of finial
- 21.75 inches across the widest part of the hood
- 15.75 inches across the trunk
- 20.25 inches across the widest part of the base.
As can be seen from these dimension this is a clock of lovely slim proportions.
The clock is in wonderful condition. The movement is in perfect working order having recently been professionally cleaned and serviced. As can be seen from the photographs the movement is immaculately clean.