Antique Oak Longcase Grandfather Clock by Jas Hughes, WOOTTON BASSETT - For Sale
Antique Oak Longcase Grandfather Clock by Jas Hughes, WOOTTON BASSETT
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A wonderful oak longcase clock which is of lovely petite proportions. The movement is 30 hour on a superbly painted dial and the case is the most wonderful patina. It is difficult to convey through photographs the lovely rich colour of the case. The photograph of the base if best represented in the photograph of the base.
The hood has a pretty shaped pediment. The hood door is flanked by superbly shaped carved columns with nicely shaped back splats. Moving down to the trunk, there is a full length door with a pretty shaped edge. The base is then raised on a plinth base.
The 30 hour movement with maker’s name of 'Jas Hughes, Wootten Bassett' striking the hour has an painted face and date aperture. The four corners are adorned with very finely painted flowers which incorporate gold leaf.
The approximate dimensions are:
- 76.75 inches high
- 19 inches across the hood
- 14.5 inches across the trunk
- 17.5 inches across the base
As can be seen from these dimension this is a clock of lovely proportions.
From the style of this clock it is circa 1820.
The clock is in wonderful condition. The movement is in perfect working and is lovely and clean.