ROBERT CLIDSDALE (Edinburgh, )

ROBERT CLIDSDALE
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ROBERT CLIDSDALE

OriginEdinburgh
DateCirca 1760
A rare Scottish tavern clock by this well-known Edinburgh maker, with 8-Day timepiece movement. The trunk door is decorated with a risqué scene of a gentleman offering his lady a salmon within a gilt and black chinoiserie background.

Height: 56 in (142 cm)
Dial Width: 28 ¾ in (73 cm)

*Robert Clidsdale (also spelt Clydesdale) is a well known Scottish maker and he is recorded as working in Niddry’s Wynd in Edinburgh from 1754 until his death in 1786.

Signed / Inscribed

Robt Clidsdale EDINBURGH
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