Grandfather clock - unsure title possibly reads c kelvey cainsboro

Apr 09, 2019. 06:37 UTC
Grandfather Clock - unsure title possibly reads C Kelvey Cainsboro
Wesley
New Zealand

Category
Clocks

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Maybe
Description

The clock has handpainted numbers, 1 - 12 and in a faded colour above each number from 1 - 12, are numbers 5 to 60, (eg 5 is above 1, 10 is above 2 etc) also below the number 30 is painted 1776, possibly the year. I'm not an expert with wood, but best guess is it is mahogany. Height 2.10cm x Width 45cm x Depth 23cm The weight and swinging pendulum still with clock, missing is the turn key.

Provenance

Sorry, no history, father-inlaw who owned it, passed away in 1968, with all the history and knowledge about it.

$300 - $500 (United States Dollar)
Answered within about 10 hours
Apr 09, 16:23 UTC
By Madelia

Good afternoon, Wesley,
Thank you for submitting photographs to Mearto for appraisal. This is a:

Late George III mahogany(?) longcase clock
Handpainted white enamel dial inscribed C. Kelvey / Gainsboro (for Charles Kelvey, Gainsborough UK)
Late 18th (possibly 1776)
With weight and pendulum, lacking key
$300-500

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, and thank you again for using Mearto.

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