Mahogany longcase clock with satinwood inlay to the hood, trunk and plinth. The hood has a swan-neck pediment and reeded columns with corinthian capitols and a typical Bristol area wavy edge to the door. The clock has an eight day, twin train movement which strikes the hours on a bell and a 13 inch arched painted dial showing seconds, date and phases of the moon. The dial is signed, “Thos. Field, Bristol” and is fitted to the movement via a falseplate marked, “Osborne’s Manufactory, Birmingham.” The clock stands 89 inches (226 cm.) to the top of the finial. c.1810.
Thomas Field is recorded as working in Bristol from 1781 to 1812.
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