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George Ellis, Mahogany-Crossbanded Oak and Marquetry Longcase Clock, circa 1840

Item Details

A George Ellis mahogany – crossbanded oak and marquetry loncase clock, circa 1840. A regal clock with a Federal-style that features a split pediment top with three gold-tone spires and a standing eagle. The clock dial is handpainted with colorful fruits, birds and flowers and the body of the clock is finished in oak and mahogany with a waist that holds weights and pendulums and it stands on a podium base.

Type: Longcase Clock
Brand: George Ellis
Materials: Oak, Mahogany, Wood, Metal, Glass
Operation: Pendulum
Working Condition: Tested, and found to be operational. Timekeeping accuracy is not guaranteed.
Marks: The dial is inscribed “Geoe: Ellis / Oaken Gates.”
Period: Antique
Date: Circa 1840
Origin: England
  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless the shipping option is selected, the winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.


- movement and case are possibly associated; overall with various scratches, marks, nicks/chips, shrinkage cracks, and abrasions consistent with age and use; applied case molding below bonnet on right side is partially loose; painted metal dial with some light crazing; comes with a key to waist door, a pendulum, and a weight; other possible imperfections, wear, and repairs/restorations.


20.25" W x 83.5" H x 10.0" D

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