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Thomas Cox Thirty Hour Longcase c.1730

Thomas Cox longcase

A George I thirty-hour oak longcase clock, circa 1730 by Thomas Cox, Cromhall, Gloucestershire.

The square hood with brass ball-finial surmounted pagoda top and blind-fret cornice, the trunk with line-inlaid door, on a rectangular base with cut-away plinth, the eleven-inch square signed brass dial with Roman and Arabic silver chapter ring and matted centre, the movement with anchor escapement and outside countwheel strike, 228cm high.

Thomas Cox, Gloucester died on 18th December 1740 aged 42 and his will was proved on 5th January 1740/41.


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