A fine early colonial cedar long case clock, circa 1830-35 48 x 205x xx 24 cm with an English 8 day movement, in excellent working order. gadrooned domed pediment and the clockface flanked by full tapered columns, ‘Quilled on the cann' adornments to the flame cedar case, cathedral grain flame cedar to the front of the case and raised on small ogee bracket feet. Well preserved patina' data-content='In broad terms, patination refers to the exterior surface appearance of the timber, the effect of fading caused by exposure to sunlight and air over the course of a century or more, changing the piece to a soft, mellow colour.<br><br>As patina is very difficult to replicate, it is one of the most important guides to determining the age of furniture.<br><br>Patina is also the term applied to the bloom or film found on old bronzes due to oxidisation.'>patination and striking colour. Width 48 cm. Height 205 cm. Depth 24 cm. Provenance: Private Collection, NSW
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