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Mahogany Hooded wall clock with painted dial signed Will’m Beavington, Stourbridge. c1795
Solid mahogany case, hooded wall clock with separate lower trunk with carved detail to the bottom and sides and small cut-outs to either side. Slide off hood also of solid mahogany, glazed front door hinged to RHS and brass knob to LHS. Turned plain pillars on either side with turned wood caps and bases.
Hood has shaped wood cresting.

Square dial, 8” sides, white painted with alarm to the center. Gilt painted spandrels to the four corners, Roman chapters. Diamond half hour markers and full inner quarter circle. No minute ring. Single steel hand.
Dial signed Will’m Beavington, Stourbridge

Brass posted movement with flat brass posts. Anchor escape with small anchor covering just two teeth. 13” pendulum length with pear shaped lead bob. Verge driven alarm using small 20oz weight and rope drive. Alarm bell is 4 ¼” diameter and of bronze. The movement has four wheel train driven by chain and an eight pound weight. Movement is bolted to seat board and screwed to the trunk cheeks

William Beavington is listed in Baillie as working 1795. Stourbridge is just eleven miles West of Birmingham in England

Beavington has a watch in the New York University (Baillie).

Clock is 34” high and 14 ½” wide at the hood.

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