Of nicely figured mahogany, the 8-day duration 5 pillar movement striking the hours on
a single bell, the bonnet with arched top above a glazed door
flanked by fluted columns enriched with brass stop-fluting and brass
capitals and bases; the dial with gilt rococo spandrels, the
silvered chapter ring having Roman numerals, a seconds dial in the
upper ground, a plaque engraved with the maker's name, Kenneth
McLennan, London, in the lower ground, and a day of the month
aperture below; the trunk with tombstone arched door and moulded
edge, flanked by inset fluted quarter-columns enriched with brass
stop-fluting; the base with applied moulded panel, with inset
corners, all supported on a double plinth
Condition : Excellent; good working order; face and works original to the case;
excellent color and patination
*Kenneth Maclennan is recorded
in “Old Clocks & Watches & Their Makers”, F. J. Britten, 1904, as
working in London between 1778 and 1825 at May’s building, St.
Martin’s Lane. It is also noted that he made a planetarium for the
Royal Institute in 1801.
86” High; Hood at bottom moulding, 19.5
Wide; Case 14.5" Wide, Bottom Plinth, 19" Wide
Overall Depth, 10"
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