A good mid 18th century ebonised and gilt brass mounted quarter repeating bracket clock
Thomas Smith, Norwich
The inverted bell top surmounted by a gilt handle over a moulded edge and circular and shaped side glazed panels, all edged with brass, to a plinth base with block feet, the 6 3/4 inch tall arched brass dial with eccentric silvered signature arc over a subsidiary dial for Strike/Silent and the Roman and Arabic numbered chapter ring enclosing the matted centre with mock pendulum aperture and date aperture at VI, the movement with five knopped pillars, twin fusees (converted to chain) and verge escapement striking the hours on a single bell and repeating the quarters on a nest of eight bells, the scroll engraved backplate centred by a signature cartouche 50cm (20 in) high.
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