I sell tall case clocks quite often but I must say this is one of the highest quality grandfather clocks I have offered for sale in some time. If you are familiar with antique clocks the name J. Elliott and also Winterhalder & Hofmeier are probably names you recognize. This combines both companies in one truly fine quality piece. This is a signed Elliott quartered oak quartersawn oak quarter-chiming tall case clock, circa 1895. The case with swan’s neck hood or bonnet with freestanding fluted tapered columns flanking the composite brass dial with applied Arabic numerals, cast brass engraved applied spandrels. With the traditional moon’s phase in the arch and maker’s plaque reading “Elliott, ” full-length beveled glass waist door and wreath decorated base, resting on two carved paw front feet, eight-day, three-train movement with chimes on four gongs, regulated by a brass-faced pendulum and three associated weights. A high quality signed Winterhalder & Hofmeier movement with exceptional sound. W & H were considered the finest clockmakers in the Victorian era. They were based in several towns in Germanys Black Forest region. The company was established in 1810 by Thomas Winterhalder in Friedenweiler, southern Germany. W&H made hall, wall and mantel clocks. A 1909 catalog of Grimshaw, Baxter and JJ Elliott Ltd. (fine English clock firm) shows two examples of superb W&H bracket clocks imported by Grimshaw. Clock is in excellent condition with original finish and very nice patina. Movement is all original and of finest quality. As with all our clocks, piece has been cleaned and is currently operating correctly. A word about condition. Those of you who have. I will try to note anything of significance in the description. However, please check the photos carefully—as they say a picture. Who I allow to handle our pieces. Let me know if you would like additional information about. Any item or our ONLINE CATALOG. If you have any questions, please do. The item “Finest antique Elliott W & H quartered oak tall case grandfather clock-15507″ is in sale since Thursday, January 17, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Clocks\Antique (Pre-1930)\Grandfather”. The seller is “sydowsantiques” and is located in Pierceton, Indiana. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Brand: Elliott