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Antique Grandfather Clock by Daniel Barrett of Chatham London

Barrett lacquer grandfather clock
base section of Daniel Barrett chinoiserie clock lovely painted scenes to trunk door of Barrett Chatham clock Barrett Chatham rocking ship laquer clock dial view of Chatham grandfather clock close up of HMS Britannia rockign ship clock dial

Description:

A wonderful C1780 8 day duration arched brass dial longcase clock with rocking ship automaton depicting the 100 gun first rate ship of the Royal Navy HMS Britannia. HMS Britannia was ordered on 25th April 1751, launched 19th October 1762 and commissioned September 1778. She fought in the Battle of Cape St Vincent, featured in the War of American Independence, and fought in the Battle of Trafalgar. The dial with matted centre, recessed seconds, subsidiary calendar, chapter ring and spandrels. The fine 5 pillar movement striking the hours on a single bell. The wonderful case decorated to trunk door with rare painted scenes.

Dimensions:

84.75 inches

Price:

£16,950

Availability:

IN STOCK