An early 19thC English antique clock dial. Made for a 30-hour long case clock.
Signed “R Francis, Attleborough”. Richard Francis (B.1749-D.1819) is recorded as a clockmaker in the reference book “Norfolk and Norwich Clocks and Clockmakers” by Clifford and Yvonne Bird, Page 101. Attleborough is a market town based in Norfolk, England.
The 11″ dial comprises floral corner spandrels with roman numerals for each hour and each quarter-minute. With a central aperture to accommodate an axle for the hour and minute hands and below, a second date aperture.
Please note that there is no movement or hands.
Condition – as per the images. Wear to the surface commensurate with age. This is a charming decorative item.
Size: Height 28 cm x Width 28 cm (11″ x 11″)
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