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This stunning, yet elegant mahogany striking table clock boasts the highest quality workmanship associated with this fine period of clockmaking excellence. A truly stunning mahogany case would not look out of place amongst the highest echelons of society, with the beautifully silvered dial and comprehensive movement to match. This is a wonderful clock that would complement any collection.

Movement: The substantial 8-day spring driven clock movement runs two fusees for the going train and hourly strike train striking a single bell to the top of the movement with original verge escapement. The back plate of the movement is beautifully engraved with foliate scrolls and signed “Ellicott, London”.

Case: The sophisticated mahogany clock case is a real statement within itself. The clock benefits from glazed side viewing panels to both sides with lockable glazed doors to both the front and back of the clock, with a full front door and bezel, has an inverted bell top, surmounted by a brass handle with lacquered brass foliate-cast mounts and surmounted by a brass handle. The front door is set with brass foliate cast blind frets above the moulded base mounted on brass block feet.

Dial: The gilt brass silvered dial plate measuring 6 ¾” square, including the strike/silent lever to the top left of the dial plate, which is also engraved “Ellicott” to the bottom left and “London” to the bottom right. The silvered clock dial features roman numerals with Arabic five minute markers with finely shaped original blued steel hands.

John Ellicott – B.1706 – D.1792

John Ellicott born in 1706, was an excellent maker and was elected to the Royal Society in 1738. His house in St John Hackney was fitted up as an observatory and was visited by many of the famous scientists of his time.

He made very thin watch movements and paid great attention to detail. His reputation brought him to the attention of the Royal Court and he was elevated to the position of Clockmaker to King George II, later to George III and designed public clocks, including that of the London Hospital. He died in 1772 and was followed by his son, Edward, who became Master of the Clockmakers Company in 1834.

Serviced and guaranteed for 3 years.
Height: 17 ½ ” or 44.5cm (Top of handle)
CIRCA. 1770
Provenance: Private collection – U.K.


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