George III figured mahogany longcase clock by 'Edward Pistor, London'

Stock Code: 1909 - SOLD

Description: A good English George III, 8 day, mahogany longcase clock by Edward Pistor, London. The 5 pillar rack striking movement with a broken arch silvered dial. The chapter ring and strike/silent selector to the arch, engraved to the dial and filled with black wax. Within the chapter ring, twin winding holes, blued steel fretwork hands, lower date aperture and subordinate seconds dial the centre engraved "Pistor, No 116 Leadenhall Street, London".

The case, of particularly good quality with excellent figuring and patina, the broken arch hood mould and door below opening to reveal the dial, bordered by reeded columns stop fluted with brass. The trunk with broken arched flame mahogany door bordered by reeded and brass stop fluted quarter columns, over a base with raised centre panel terminating in the original double plinth with pad feet.

Further Information: Edward Pistor was based at 116 Leadenhall Street in London and was making during the last quarter of the 18th century.

Condition: Excellent. The movement has been fully overhauled and serviced, minor restorations to case. Base apparently original.

Country of Origin: England

Origin/Age: English, George IIII, circa 1785

Provenance: Private residence London.

Maker: Edward Pistor, Leadenhall St, London

Signed: Edward Pistor, 116 Leadenhall St, London

Dimensions: Height 85.00 inches (215.90cm) Width 21.50 inches (54.61cm) Depth 10.50 inches (26.67cm)

Price: £11,900