Longcase clock by Sterland, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire A fine George III oak, 30 hour longcase clock by Sterland, Nottingham.The 12″ square brass dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary Arabic numerals has foliate spandrels and a date aperture. The slender trunk is simple with a shaped trunk door and the case stands on bracket feet.The 12″ square brass dial has woman’s head spandrels, a subsidiary second hand dial and square date aperture with bevelled edge.The inside of the chapter ring is marked with quarter hour divisions and there are also fleur-de-lys half hour markers. The case with crossbanded door flanked by quarter columns and with a fine brass escutcheon. Ben Fieldhouse is mentioned in Britten (Old Clocks and Watches and their Makers).
The base has canted corners and a front panel in the form of a rectangle with concave corners.Height 83″ or 2.11m Price: Longcase clock by Fieldhouse, Leominster, Herefordshire A fine, early/mid 18th century, oak and mahogany, 8 day longcase clock by Fieldhouse, Leominster.