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Georgian Verge escapement Bracket clock. With a mahogany break-arch case and silvered dial. Circa 1790.

An attractive table clock with sweep date hand and silent feature to the dial.

Stock No:   14201

The double fusee, eight day duration movement with five knopped pillars, Verge escapement, rack striking the hours on a bell, pull repeat, strike/silent and a fully hand-engraved backplate of floral Rococo style with the centre area bearing a basket of fruit design.

Behind an 8" wide silvered Break-arch brass dial. The numeral chapter with inner and outer rings encompassing the Roman hour numerals, minute ring and outer, Arabic five minute numerals. The dial centre within the circular division having Arabic numerals for the centre sweep calendar hand. Also, signed by the maker "William Lindsey (of) London" in script and Old English type. The arch bears the STRIKE/SILENT chapter with setting hand and the corners of the dial and arch have floral swag engraving. The matching blued steel hands are of swept diamond style.

Contained in a mahogany Break-arch case of good colour and patina, with a well executed, mirrored top moulding and figured doors. The arch top bearing a brass swinging handle, the door having quadrant brass inner framing, the long Break-arch side sound panels have red silk-backed, brass, 'Fish scale' frets and the plinth has four brass 'Ogee' style feet. Also having a fully glazed rear door.

* Though slightly larger than usual, the handsome appearance and colour of this table clock make it desirable, it is elegant in its simplistic style and wears its 226 years of age beautifully.

Dimensions:                      16 3/4" high excluding handle x 12" wide x 7 1/2" deep.

Circa:                                 1790.

Condition:                           Excellent and original.

Price:                                  £8,350.00.

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

Georgian Verge escapement Bracket clock. With a mahogany break-arch case and silvered dial. Circa 17
  • Georgian Verge escapement Bracket clock. With a mahogany break-arch case and silvered dial. Circa 17
  • Georgian Verge escapement Bracket clock. With a mahogany break-arch case and silvered dial. Circa 17
  • Georgian Verge escapement Bracket clock. With a mahogany break-arch case and silvered dial. Circa 17
  • Georgian Verge escapement Bracket clock. With a mahogany break-arch case and silvered dial. Circa 17
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