A rare Victorian Gothic Revival automata longcase in a magnificent flame mahogany case inlaid with brass decoration and applied roses, feathers, crowns. The hood with brass inlay, ivory, surmounted by three spire and ball finials. The movement is eight day two train with an hourly bell strike. The arch dial is painted and decorated with figures in the spandrels, a secondary dial, date dial. To the arch is a painted seascape with four rocking men o' war in the foreground. Height 7' 5".

Ref: 11942

Price: 8,700
Victorian Gothic Revival automata longcase Victorian Gothic Revival automata longcase - head
Victorian Gothic Revival automata longcase - arch Victorian Gothic Revival automata longcase - men o war
Victorian Gothic Revival automata longcase - case Victorian Gothic Revival automata longcase - top of case

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