Old Photos of Witham

Clock by Richard Wright of Witham, full view

Taken: 2003, Ref: M1916

Clock by Richard Wright of Witham, full view. The sales company, British Antiques Clocks, described it as follows. ‘A good Home Counties oak longcase clock with automata. The 8 day duration five pillar movement striking the hours on a bell. The silvered brass dial showing both seconds and date and with well engraved scrolls. The arch with Father Time automata. The oak case with long trunk door and plain base with double plinth. The hood with attached brass capped angle pillars, blind sound frets and plain flat top. Price: £6,750 / Height: 6’9″ / C.1780’

PhotographerBritish Antique Clocks
Date taken2003
SourceBritish Antique Clocks, Chris Oxley. Originally on their website. They emailed me these copies in November 2003 and I sent them info about Richard Wright.
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