|Description of the item|
A nice 'round-dial' longcase clock by Thomas Shakespeare of Burton on Trent. c1825.
Good quality 8-day movement (winding once a week).
Quite an simple and understanded case with good colour and very nice details.
All professionally and expensively restored and ready for its new home.
|Information about the maker|
Thomas Shakespeare worked from the High St. in Burton-on-Trent c1818 to 1835. He was apprenticed in November 1792 to William Noon of Ashby-de-la -Zouch in Leicestershire for seven years and the fee of £12.00. Sometimes his name is spelt without the final 'e'.
By 1846 he has moved as he appears at Swadlingcote, Derbyshire.
|Dimensions & Specification|
8 day movement, with shaped shoulders, striking the hours on a bell.
Oak case with mahogany trims and cross banding. Extensive and tasteful use of satinwood details. Original polished brass hands.
13" dial, Original wavy glass to hood.
Dims: 218 cm tall. +8cm finial
Fully & professionally restored ready for sale. Movement professionally overhauled. Dial repainted. Case only required a light restoration. Original components (not a marriage of different clocks).
|Cost of Restoration|
|What to do next|
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