Longcase Clocks

A smaller than average ,8day ,oak and crossbanded with mahogany longcase clock by R. Summerhays of Ilminster who is listed in the book 'Watch and Clockmakers of the World' by B.Loomes as working in Milverton which is 20miles from Ilmister, (It's quite possible he moved his business in later years to Milverton). The hood has full turned mahogany columns a crossbanded Trunk door and the base has a panel and single plinth . The dial is 12 inch square and very well preserved´┐Żwith all the original decoration to the corners . please see close up photos . A fine example of an early Victorian Longcase clock .

R.Summerhays of Ilminster , 1840

 

A smaller than average ,8day ,oak and crossbanded with mahogany longcase clock by R. Summerhays of Ilminster who is listed in the book 'Watch and Clockmakers of the World' by B.Loomes as working in Milverton which is 20miles from Ilmister, (It's quite possible he moved his business in later years to Milverton). The hood has full turned mahogany columns a crossbanded Trunk door and the base has a panel and single plinth . The dial is 12 inch square and very well preserved with all the original decoration to the corners . please see close up photos . A fine example of an early Victorian Longcase clock .

 

G.B.Pounds

 

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