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A very large mahogany, English Drop-dial, fusee wall clock by Anthony Furnace of Keswick in Cumbria. Circa 1870.

An imposing and attractive example in fine and original condition.

Stock No:   14379

The eight day duration, chain fusee movement with Dead-beat escapement and Harrison maintaining power. Also having shouldered plates and long pendulum.

Behind an 18" diameter, flat painted iron dial with an outer minute track and triangular hour markings, large Roman hour numerals and the maker's signature of "A(nthony) FURNACE (of) KESWICK" above and below the centre. The substantial matching steel hands are of 'spear and spade' style and the cast brass glazed and hinged bezel has a silvered sight ring.

The well-figured mahogany case  being of good colour and patina has an ornately turned dial surround and a flame veneered trunk that has a recessed and moulded centre panel with a conforming top curve and hand carved 'ears' of acanthus floral scroll style. There is a further moulding that separates the trunk from the chisel bottom also with a recessed panel and a locking door.

* Anthony Furnace worked from Cockermouth from 1848 until 1858. He then moved to Keswick where he worked until 1879.

Dimensions:                        37" high x 23" wide x 7" deep.

Circa:                                 1870.

Condition:                           Excellent, totally original and well-maintained. In good working order but would
                                           benefit from a clean and service. No attention is required to the case but if
                                           preferred, the dial would be improved with re-inking to the worn areas.

Price:                                  £2,750 in present, working condition. The cost of any work required by the
                                           purchaser can be advised upon enquiry.

A large mahogany, English Drop-dial, fusee wall clock by Anthony Furnace of Keswick in Cumbria. Circ
  • A large mahogany, English Drop-dial, fusee wall clock by Anthony Furnace of Keswick in Cumbria. Circ
  • A large mahogany, English Drop-dial, fusee wall clock by Anthony Furnace of Keswick in Cumbria. Circ
  • A large mahogany, English Drop-dial, fusee wall clock by Anthony Furnace of Keswick in Cumbria. Circ
  • A large mahogany, English Drop-dial, fusee wall clock by Anthony Furnace of Keswick in Cumbria. Circ
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