Henry Baker

Longcase clock 30Hr by Henry Baker, Appleby, (Circa 1750)

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Item Number 002014

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81" (2058mm) High x 18½" (470mm) Wide x 11"(280mm) Deep

Henry Baker, Appleby, 30Hr Brass Dial, Longcase Clock (Circa 1750)

     A single hand 30 hour, brass dial, made of oak with mahogany cross banded, longcase clock.

     This warm looking, well figured oak case, has mahogany edge banding to the trunk door. The hood has a scratch and scotia molding to the top with doric brass capped pillars to each side of the hood and a scotia mold to the underside.

     The shaped top full length door, is mahogany edge banded similar to the trunk and has a small plinth which terminates the base all the case has a lovely patina throughout.

     The 30-hr movement with 4 turned and finned pillars, with anchor escapement and strikes the hours on a bell via an outside count wheel, it has a 10" silver and brass dial with cherub and coronet brass corner spandrels, as far as we are aware it still has the original single hand, and is signed on the chapter ring "Hen Baker Appleby".

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   The above longcase clock has been fully restored and carries a 12 month guarantee.

  • 10" (254mm) Square Silver and Brass dial

Gallery

  • Henry Baker oak / mahogany cross banded long case, dial and name.
    Henry Baker oak / mahogany cross banded long case, dial and name.
     
  • Henry Baker long case, hood and dial.
    Henry Baker long case, hood and dial.
     
  • Henry Baker long case, side of hood and pillars.
    Henry Baker long case, side of hood and pillars.
     
  • Henry Baker oak long case, Full size (Circa 1750)
    Henry Baker oak long case, Full size (Circa 1750)
     

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Below is an easy access Map of Appleby-in-Westmorland, UK, where Henry Baker carried out his trade (Circa 1750).


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