John Fisher of Preston (fl.1740-1765)
Mahogany and metal
Tyntesfield, North Somerset
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A Georgian mahogany longcase clock, the striking movement by John Fisher, Preston. With giltmetal dial engraved with a shipping scene, the ormolu spandrels cast and chased with cupids' masks and dolphins, the case with fluted pilasters and columns to the domed hood, inset with glazed panels gilt with foliage.
Purchased from the estate of the late Lord Wraxall with the assistance of the NHMF and donations from members and supporters.
Makers and roles
John Fisher of Preston (fl.1740-1765), clock maker