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Arched fusee bracket clock in a mixed wood case. Signed francis Robotham, Hampstead. Circa 1800.

A nice, simple fusee table clock.

Stock No:   14416

The eight day duration, double fusee, 5 pillar movement with Anchor Recoil escapement, rack and starwheel striking the hours on a rear-mounted bell, shaped plates and strike/silent selection to the backplate, pull repeating, pendulum locking bracket and a two-piece pendulum rod cradle with micrometer and scale regulation.

Behind a 7" diameter, bowed painted iron dial with a cream background, outer minute track, black Roman hour numerals and the signature of "Fran(ci)s Bobotham (of) HAMPSTEAD". The matching blued steel hands are shaped and behind a bowed glass set within a low profile, cast brass locking bezel.

Contained in a mixed wood arched-top case. The front having ebony edge stringing and a recessed panel with rosewood crossbanding. The mahogany sides have arched top sound apertures with cast brass, fishscale frets backed with cloth. The rear has a locking arched and glazed door and the all-round short plinth has a small concave top moulding and is strung and crossbanded to the top. The case sits upon four, cast brass, squashed bun feet.

Dimensions:                    14 1/2" high x 9 1/2" wide x 6" deep.

Circa:                               1800.

Condition:                         The movement is in full working order but would benefit from an overhaul. The dial
                                         has been repainted at some point and the case is good but unrestored, both locks
                                         are working.

Price:                                £2,400 in present and working condition.

Arched fusee bracket clock in a mixed wood case. Signed francis Robotham, Hampstead. Circa 1800.
  • Arched fusee bracket clock in a mixed wood case. Signed francis Robotham, Hampstead. Circa 1800.
  • Arched fusee bracket clock in a mixed wood case. Signed francis Robotham, Hampstead. Circa 1800.
  • Arched fusee bracket clock in a mixed wood case. Signed francis Robotham, Hampstead. Circa 1800.
  • Arched fusee bracket clock in a mixed wood case. Signed francis Robotham, Hampstead. Circa 1800.
  • Arched fusee bracket clock in a mixed wood case. Signed francis Robotham, Hampstead. Circa 1800.
  • Arched fusee bracket clock in a mixed wood case. Signed francis Robotham, Hampstead. Circa 1800.
  • Arched fusee bracket clock in a mixed wood case. Signed francis Robotham, Hampstead. Circa 1800.
  • Arched fusee bracket clock in a mixed wood case. Signed francis Robotham, Hampstead. Circa 1800.
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