Robert Douglas of Bolton (1775-1800)

Robert Douglas was listed as working in Bolton in 1775, and made some magnificent clocks at the turn of the 1800’s Robert Douglas also made watches, and was listed as such in 1792.

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An exceptional Lancashire Chippendale mahogany long case clock by Robert Douglas of Bolton c.1790. the case overlaid with flowers and foliage, the dial with revolving moon in the arch.

A George III mahogany longcase clock, case in the style of Gillows. The eight day movement supported by an arched moonphase dial inscribed Robert Douglas, Bolton, the spandrels painted with courting couples, and a subsidiary seconds dial, flanked with painted floral sprays and birds, the broken pediment over fluted columns and an inlaid case, the Gothic arched door flanked by cluster columns, the base inlaid with fan decorated spandrels, on ogee bracket feet.