John Cole Oak Tall Clock, England, mid-18th century, roman numeral brass dial with raised gilt floral decoration, engraved mark "Iohn Cole Barnstaple," stepped bonnet with carved stylized floral decoration, full-length waist door, stepped base set on bracket feet,
ht. 77, base 11 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.
N.B. John Cole, clockmaker, is listed in the Barnstaple Parish Register for 1757.
Provenance: The estate of George Way.
The mechanism is not garunteed to be in working order. One weight. Age expected wear to case with age crack in the base and chips to the bonet molding.
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