Edward Webb, Bath.
Delightful small Regency flame mahogany longcase clock. The round silvered dial signed Edw. Webb Bath, with Roman hour numerals and seconds dial with Observatory markings. Blued steel moon hands. The high quality eight day five pillar movement with substantial shouldered plates, jewelled Graham type dead beat escapement and maintaining power, striking the hours on a bell. Wood rod pendulum with brass lenticular bob and calibrated rating nut, brass cased weights.
The pretty flame mahogany case with shallow arch top, ripple cornice mouldings, glazed side panels and canted angles flanking fielded panels to the hood door with finely turned brass bezel. The highly figured arched trunk door with ebony banding, flanked by canted sides, ebonised mouldings to the base with a single plinth.
Height 6ft 6 1/2 ins (195 cm)
Date circa 1810
High quality and small, also called a domestic regulator as it has all the attributes of a regulator with a standard dial layout and a striking movement.
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