An antique, British Chippendale tallcase or grandfather clock with arched brass dial displaying subsidiary seconds and date. The hood displays freestanding brass base columns surmounted by a tall fretwork broken arch pediment. The diminutive case features reeded chamfered corners and figured grain mahogany/walnut door. Signed dial.
MAKER Movement: Robert Rouch (Bristol, active 1725-55)
LITERATURE Rouch is listed as a fine maker in J.K. Bellchambers, Somerset Clockmakers.
PROVENANCE Belcaro Mansion (Denver, CO, built 1931).
DATE c. 1740 movement, c. 1890 case
DIMENSIONS Width 13.5 Depth 8.5 Height 48.5 in.
CONDITION Note: please note that we do not guarantee the functionality of the clock movement. No weights, pendulum, bell.