Fri, 7th Jan 2022 14:00

The Fine Clock Sale

 
  Lot 46
 

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WILLIAM ROBSON, LONDON. A GEORGE III ORMOLU MOUNTED EBONISED MUSICAL BRACKET CLOCK

WILLIAM ROBSON, LONDON. A GEORGE III ORMOLU MOUNTED EBONISED MUSICAL BRACKET CLOCK the gilt brass mounted ebonised case with pagoda top pediment, silk-lined brass sound frets above an arched glazed door with gilt brass bezel and canted caryatid corners repeated on the reverse, the sides with gilt brass rococo sound frets and hinged carrying handles raised on brass scrollwork bracket feet. The 8" arched brass dial fitted gilt rococo spandrels and painted centre dial with Roman numerals, two subsidiary dials above for calendar and tune selection, Strike/Silent lever to the centre fronting a substantial triple fusee six pillar movement with verge escapement and foliate engraved backplate striking the hours on a bell and playing one of six tunes on a nest of thirteen bells.

64cm high to top of finial

Unsold or Result not available
Estimated at £6,000 - £8,000


 

WILLIAM ROBSON, LONDON. A GEORGE III ORMOLU MOUNTED EBONISED MUSICAL BRACKET CLOCK the gilt brass mounted ebonised case with pagoda top pediment, silk-lined brass sound frets above an arched glazed door with gilt brass bezel and canted caryatid corners repeated on the reverse, the sides with gilt brass rococo sound frets and hinged carrying handles raised on brass scrollwork bracket feet. The 8" arched brass dial fitted gilt rococo spandrels and painted centre dial with Roman numerals, two subsidiary dials above for calendar and tune selection, Strike/Silent lever to the centre fronting a substantial triple fusee six pillar movement with verge escapement and foliate engraved backplate striking the hours on a bell and playing one of six tunes on a nest of thirteen bells.

Auction: The Fine Clock Sale, Fri, 7th Jan 2022

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