Fri, 7th Jan 2022 14:00

The Fine Clock Sale

 
  Lot 61
 

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CHARLES BOSLEY, LONDON. A GEORGE II ORMOLU MOUNTED EBONISED MUSICAL BRACKET CLOCK WITH ORIGINAL WALL BRACKET

CHARLES BOSLEY, LONDON. A GEORGE II ORMOLU MOUNTED EBONISED MUSICAL BRACKET CLOCK WITH ORIGINAL WALL BRACKET the gilt brass mounted ebonised case with pagoda top pediment surmounted by five Turkish finials above an arched shaped glazed door and canted caryatid corners repeated on the reverse, the sides with gilt brass pierced and engraved sound frets and hinged carrying handles raised on gilt brass scrollwork bracket feet. The 8.5" shaped arched gilt brass dial fitted rococo spandrels and Turkish silvered chapter ring surrounding a matted centre with calendar aperture and sunken silvered name plaque, two subsidiary dials above for Strike/Silent and Chime/Silent, the painted marine scene to the arch probably depicting the Bosphorus below an arched silvered engraved tune selection dial fronting a substantial triple fusee six pillar movement with anchor escapement and signed foliate engraved backplate striking the hours on a bell and playing one of seven tunes on a nest of twelve bells on twenty-one hammers - comes with original ormolu-mounted ebonised wall bracket with scrolled supports.

Clock measures 74cm high Bracket 31cm high

Charles Bosley was apprenticed on the 7th Feb 1726 for 7 years to his father Joseph and was free of the clockmaker's company in 1749. He succeeded William Kipling and continues his business which specialised in clocks for the oriental market.

Sold for £11,960


 

CHARLES BOSLEY, LONDON. A GEORGE II ORMOLU MOUNTED EBONISED MUSICAL BRACKET CLOCK WITH ORIGINAL WALL BRACKET the gilt brass mounted ebonised case with pagoda top pediment surmounted by five Turkish finials above an arched shaped glazed door and canted caryatid corners repeated on the reverse, the sides with gilt brass pierced and engraved sound frets and hinged carrying handles raised on gilt brass scrollwork bracket feet. The 8.5" shaped arched gilt brass dial fitted rococo spandrels and Turkish silvered chapter ring surrounding a matted centre with calendar aperture and sunken silvered name plaque, two subsidiary dials above for Strike/Silent and Chime/Silent, the painted marine scene to the arch probably depicting the Bosphorus below an arched silvered engraved tune selection dial fronting a substantial triple fusee six pillar movement with anchor escapement and signed foliate engraved backplate striking the hours on a bell and playing one of seven tunes on a nest of twelve bells on twenty-one hammers - comes with original ormolu-mounted ebonised wall bracket with scrolled supports.

Charles Bosley was apprenticed on the 7th Feb 1726 for 7 years to his father Joseph and was free of the clockmaker's company in 1749. He succeeded William Kipling and continues his business which specialised in clocks for the oriental market.

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

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