Grandfather Clock

Dordogne, France

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Walnut Wood

This simple yet elegant clock is made from walnut wood, which was a common practice since the 1700s, is from Sangla, is a town in the Dordogne, where the 100-year war was fought. The grandfather clock itself stands at “”meters, and boasts panelled trunk doors and base panels in a burr walnut that traditionally was often book matched or even quarter matched to a fantastic effect. The face of the clock is surrounded by a beautifully golden, ornate pattern that adds to the elegance and timelessness. Since their original creation, Grandfather Clocks, also referred to as ‘longcase clocks’, have stood the test of time. They were introduced in the late 1700s and have remained a popular addition to households from Europe, Africa, and North America.

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