An 18th century miniature brass lantern clock Unsigned (2)
Lot 70
An 18th century miniature brass lantern clock Unsigned (2)
Sold for £2,390 (US$ 4,014) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An 18th century miniature brass lantern clock
Unsigned
with strapped bell (possibly later) and four turned finials, the top plate with integral cast hoop over tapering pillars and shaped 'bob' feet, the 5/8 of an inch-wide chapter ring with roman numerals, inner quarter hour track and well detailed fleur de lys half hour marks, enclosing a foliate engraved centre (alarm set disc lacking) the weight driven movement with verge and short bob pendulum with countwheel strike on the bell, previously fitted with an alarm train, on a later oak wall bracket. (The case now lacquered, the doors later, the bell and straps later and the movement probably originally balance control) the clock 24cms high (2)
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