A good quality arch brass dial '8-day' London mahogany Longcase clock C1790.
The cabinet showing the typical high quality London case features using choice mahogany veneers.The dial with finely polished and engraved centre, seconds and calendar, strike silent feature to the arch and cartouche with makers name. Very elegant clock with brass strung reeded hood capitals and fretwork to pagoda top hood. Moulding to the long trunk door and moulding to raised panel to the base. The clock standing on two plinths, the bottom plinth being nicely cut out wavy design.
The high quality 5-pillar movement striking the hours on a single bell.
Foots Cray is an area of south east London, the River Cray passes through the village.
Edward Frodsham is listed in G.H.Baillie,'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World'. The Frodsham family of clockmakers being one of the most respected family of clockmakers of the 18th and 19th century.