Kenneth Maclennan*, London, c1778-90



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"


 Price: Please Inquire 














Also See :




Good George III Inlaid Mahogany Stick Barometer

London, 1770

The signed silvered register with vernier sliding scale behind hinged glazed door,
the mercury thermometer also behind a further hinged glazed trunk door
43.5" High






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George III Figured Mahogany Longcase Clock, Kenneth Maclennan, London c1778-90, with original brass face and 5 pillar movement 


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