Antique Grandfather Clock by Francis Perigal – Royal Exchange – London 1778


A fantastic late 18th century London mahogany longcase clock by this superb clockmaker Francis Perigal. Arched brass dial with all high quality London dial and movement features. 8 day duration movement striking the hours on a single bell. Cabinet of wonderful colour and patination and showing again all high quality London case features.

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A simply stunning arched brass dial grandfather clock signed on a cartouche by Francis Perigal, Royal Exchange 1778.

The wonderful arched brass dial with a finely matted centre, chapter ring and spandrels to the corners. Subsidiary seconds feature to the dial centre together with a calendar aperture. To the arch we have strike/silent feature.

The movement with 5 pillar design and striking the hours on a single bell.

The wonderful flame veneered cabinet showing all the high quality London case features including moulding to the trunk door, two plnths, reeded hood columns and dome top to the hood. The cabinet of wonderful colour and patination.

Francis Perigal founded the firm of Perigal & Son. He was free of Clockmakers Company (CC) in 1741 and Master of CC in 1756. He was based out of 9, Threadneedle St., Royal Exchange and for a short period (1770) at 2, Threadneedle St., Royal Exchange.

A very high quality and well respected clockmaking firm in the Royal Exchange London.