Longcase Clocks

W.Robertson of Forfar .

H.83"  W.20"  D.9.5"

A 'belly door' flame mahogany , longcase clock with full columns to the trunk and a 'Swan neck' hood with full columns either side of the arched and glazed door . A good example of Scottish clock making in the early Victorian period. . The well painted dial has a lady to the arch being protected by the Scotsmans 'Plaid' (a type of thick tartan blanket ). The corner paintings are of well known Scotsmen , Robert Burns ,Alexander Ramsay , James Fergurson and Sir Walter Scott . The movement is of good quality  and strikes the Hour on a bell and runs for a week on a single wind . The clock-maker William Robertson is listed in 'Old Scottish Clockmakers' by John Smith - working from 1830.


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