Tavern clock














Tavern clock
 
 
DescriptionLate 18th century black lacquered tavern clock by Henry Lane from Bristol. Typical "A" plate weight driven movement, white dial with Roman numerals, with brass hands. Henry Lane was working in Bristol circa 1774-1797. He was convicted of forgery and transported to Australia on HMS Perseus in 1802. He was in business in Sydney by 1803. He was pardoned in 1808, and appointed government clockkeeper from 1811 till he died in 1815.  Dimensions28" dial 51" total height  DateCirca 1780  ConditionFully restored and guaranteed  
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