Archive of April 2015 - Antique Grandfather Clocks

Apr 23 2015

History of Grandfather Clock signed Robert Cawley owned by Chester Grosvenor Museum

This tall and impressive walnut veneered clock had originally a square 11″ face and was probably made about 1695.  Around 1740 the hood of the clock was considerably modified and the height was increased to 8′ 4″ from 6′ 10″. This was achieved by re-building the hood to take an arch dial and a ” […]