An oak and mahogany longcase clock, movement, circa 1770, case early 19th century, 12-inch brass dial signed Rd Bullock, Ellesmere (sic) No.373 with cherub and leaf spandrels, flower engraved centre with calendar sector and seconds dial, a faux moon dial in the arch, eight day bell striking movement with inside countwheel, the associated case with swan neck cresting and brass terminals (one lacking), brass capped fluted hood pillars, the trunk door with a shaped top and inlaid with a band of contrasting wood, flanked by reeded pilasters, bands of satinwood with chequered borders along the top and lower sides of the trunk, panelled plinth similarly decorated, lacking feet.
Introduced to the Property by Agatha Christie Mallowan. Inventory taken just before the house was requisitioned by the American Navy 1942, page.3 Lounge Hall
Marks and inscriptions
Rd Bullock, Ellesmere (sic) No.373 (dial signed)
Makers and roles
R. Bullock, clockmaker