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Benjamin Vulliamy, London.

A fine George III mahogany longcase clock. Circa 1780.

Case

Figured mahogany case with architectural pediment to the hood with free standing pillars inset with brass and brass capitals, long trunk door with well figured flame veneer, raised panel to the base with double plinth.

Dial

12 inch square one piece silvered dial with date aperture and strike silent signed above Vulliamy, London. Fine blued steel hands.

Movement

The substantial eight day duration movement has five large pillars, an anchor escapement and strikes the hours on a bell. Original ebonised wood rod pendulum with heavy brass faced bob and calibrated rating nut.

Benjamin Vulliamy is regarded as the most widely talented and artistic of the famous clockmaking family. Born in 1747 he was granted the Royal Appointment as the King's Clockmaker in 1773 and joined his father Justin Vulliamy in circa 1780.

Dimensions

Height: 7 ft (216 cm)

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