A decorative 'Rocking Ship' Longcase clock of 8day duration with a pleasant bell strike for the hour. This clock has in the arch of the dial a Ship that Rocks from side to side with each tick of the clock , this feature was popular when the clock was made as there were no moving colour images elsewhere to be seen .The dial also includes a calendar and seconds hand with all hands being the original Brass fret cut and punch decorated . The cabinet is of highly figured mahogany with box-line inlays , columns to the hood and canted sides to the trunk. Standing on bracket feet. Frederich Belloni of Shaftesbury is listed in the book of Watch and Clockmakers at 1830-55.This clock dates to around the 1840's. The top finial can be removed if not desired which reduces the height by
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