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Clockmaker/By : Daniel Seddon of Frodsham.
Duration: 8 Day.
Circa : 1750.
Height : 80 inches.
Oak and mahogany.
Domed broken arch hood with reeded brass capped pillars.
Long trunk door with wavy top and quartered pillars to trunk sides.
Applied panel to base with ogee feet.
Width at widest point 19.5" (hood).
12" x 17.5" brass dial with rolling moon and stars against night sky.
Cast brass figure spandrels of the four seasons always used as a set of four set out clockwise as Spring, Summer, Winter and Autumn and popular circa 1740-65.
Matching steel hour / minute / seconds and calendar hands.
Daniel Seddon was known to have been working in Frodsham 1754-85 and was also known to have made sundials.
There appears to have been two other clockmakers in Frodsham named Seddon, relationships not known:
John Seddon (I) 1719 - 1723 also a sundial maker.
John Seddon (II) c 1760 - 1795
Guarantee : 12 months.
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