longcase clock with painted arch dial with a rural scene.
was a T. H. Richards recorded in Aberdare in the 19th century. A
David Richards (who may be his brother) was working in Pontypridd in
1851, an original bill of a similar clock showing that he charged 5 guineas.
fine quality case with figured mahogany pieces and inlaid stringing
has a hood with a rounded top surmounted with a shaped pediment and
brass finials and with spiral -twisted pillars, above a square trunk
door flanked by spiral-twisted columns, over a base raised on turned feet.
ANTIQUE WELSH PAINTED FACE
8 DAY MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK
Made by D Richards of Aberdare