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4 glass library clock in a mahogany case with fusee movement. C. 1855. retailed by Boxell of Brighton.

A very nice example of an iconic 'Four-glass' library timepiece.

Stock No:   14186

The eight day duration, four pillar, gut fusee movement with Anchor Recoil escapement, shouldered plates, pendulum fixing knob and micrometer regulation adjustment.

Behind a 5 1/2" square silvered dial with black-filled Roman numerals, minute ring and the retailer's signature "T. Boxell (of) BRIGHTON" above the centre. Also having a chamfered sight frame and blued steel 'crossed open moon' hands.

Contained in a well-figured mahogany case with good colour and patina. With locking front and rear doors, thick bevelled glass panels to the top and sides, the front door being also glazed and the rear door having wooden fretwork. The top has a small cornice moulding and the lower portion has a large sweeping Ogee moulding above the top-moulded skirt. Mounted upon four squashed bun feet.

*  This is a very pleasing clock and the retailers were highly respected for only selling top quality goods. The case retains its antique look and is in very good condition.

Dimensions:                                       13" high x 9" wide x 6 1/2" deep.

Circa:                                                  1855.

Condition:                                            Excellent.

Price:                                                   £3,775.00.

Investment forecast:                            4  (please refer to our 'Buying for Investment' page for explanation).         

Four glass library mantel clock by Boxell of Brighton for sale.
  • Four glass library mantel clock by Boxell of Brighton for sale.
  • Four glass library mantel clock by Boxell of Brighton for sale.
  • Four glass library mantel clock by Boxell of Brighton for sale.
  • Four glass library mantel clock by Boxell of Brighton for sale.
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