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James Butler Mahogany Longcase Clock, Bolton, England, c. 1760-80, inset eglomise glass panels in the swan's-neck dentil-molded decorated hood, freestanding Corinthian reeded columns flanking the 14 1/2-in. roman numeral painted iron dial reading "James Butler, Bolton" above the moon phase and lunar calendar, swag-decorated spandrels, with day-of-the-month calendar in the center, fully carved and decorated case with gothic-style waist door, applied lower panel all resting on bracket feet, eight-day time and hour-strike movement, regulated by an iron pendulum, and two associated weights, ht. 100 in.
some losses to dial paint, case shrinkage and cracks to case bottom panel, molding off but present, rear feet off but present
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