EBONISED STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK – JOHN FLETCHER – LONDON

£9,500.00

1 in stock

Description

A beautifully proportioned ebonised inverted bell top bracket clock, with a strike/silent option and original verge escapement.

The very fine 8-day movement strikes the hours on a single bell and has one subsidiary dial in the arch for the strike/silent. The beautiful seven-inch brass dial with silvered and engraved chapter ring, matted centre with a recessed silvered signature plate,  with a decorated date aperture above the VI.

The movement boasts the original verge escapement and strikes the hours with a pull repeat. The back plate is beautifully engraved with floral swags.

The classic style ebonised case for the period with a bell top and four finals. Ebonised frets backed with red silk to the front glazed door. Brass carrying handle with brass low ogee bracket feet.

Serviced and guaranteed for 3 years.
Height: 20 ¼″ or 52 cm
CIRCA. 1755
Provenance: Private collection – U.K.

 

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