Graceful curves accentuate this striking grandfather clock. At the time it was crafted, 3 professionals were commissioned for the work; a cabinet maker/woodworker, a painter & clock maker combined efforts indicating this clock was a grand purchase at the time.
The graceful curves of this tall grandfather clock are what define the famous Mora clocks of Sweden. The impressive date of 1786 is clearly visible on the longcase while the original pale green (teal) paint with red trim has softly faded through the years.
This charming Danish grandfather clock was crafted in the traditional early 19th century Scandinavian style. The new, light gray paint is slightly distressed creating the perfect contrast with the darker pine underneath and enhancing the delightful carved molding and architectural details.
Swedish mora grandfather clocks are noted by their lovely curves and classic style as seen in this original white painted long case clock. It is accented with gold stencil flourishes and trim, also a favorite style element of the era.
Graceful curves accentuate this striking grandfather clock from the famous region of Mora, Sweden.
It is the gentle curves that grace this clock which reveal its Swedish country origin from the famous region of Mora. While the hand-painted finish is original, we estimate the circa date to be 1840-60 vs. the date one reads of 1755.
The original clockworks can be restored or we will have a battery function installed for ease of use. We always leave the choice regarding the type of clock function to the discretion of the individual buyer.
Antique Swedish Mora Clock with Original Black Paint, circa 1800-1840. The gold trim and painted figures with trees and shrubbery were a style elment of the day. Notice to the sides of the face a small window, allowing you to see the interior clockworks.
Swedish Mora grandfather clock with distressed cream colored paint, circa 1820-1840. Graceful curves revealing traditional craftsmanship accentuate this antique grandfather clock.
Antique Danish grandfather clock with distressed blue & red paint, circa 1820-1840.
English oak tall case grandfather clock also known as a calendar clock. Notice the face of the moon rising above the number 12. The turned columns and heavily carved crown add a stately elegance to this clock.