Georgian Mahogany Longcase Clock by Mummery, Dover

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Object Description

Mahogany Longcase clock by Mummery, Dover.

Late Georgian longcase clock in a finely figured mahogany case with satinwood stringing and quadrant shell inlay to the raised, moulded base. Long arched trunk door with reeded canted corners and brass capitals.

Pagoda top hood with shell inlay, reeded pillars and brass capitals either side of the dial.

Beautifully decorated painted dial featuring a river scene to the arch with Roman numerals, original ‘blued’ steel hands and subsidiary dials for seconds and a calendar signed ‘Mummery, Dover’.

Eight day four pillar movement striking the hours on a large bell, original lead weights and brass bob pendulum. C.1830

‘Michael Pearson’s’ informative book ‘Kent clocks and clockmakers’ lists Thomas Mummery (senior) as working in Dover from 1808 when he gained his ‘freedom’ from the clockmakers company until 1855. He started his apprenticeship on the 8th April 1799 with the watchmaker Richard Cramp. Richard Cramp was a watchmaker working in Burgate Street, Canterbury.

Object Condition

very good condition

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