A good mid 18th century ormolu-mounted quarter repeating ebonised bracket clock, Conyers Dunlop, Lon
Lot 122
A good mid 18th century ormolu-mounted quarter repeating ebonised bracket clock, Conyers Dunlop, London
Sold for £12,000 (US$ 19,898) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A good mid 18th century ormolu-mounted quarter repeating ebonised bracket clock,
Conyers Dunlop, London
The bell top surmounted by five cone finials and eight pierced and cast scroll mounts centred by rococo scrolls and a basket of fruit over brass-lined side apertures on a plinth base set with a further winged mount and scroll feet, the 5.75 inch arched brass dial signed on an applied silvered plaque over a pair of subsidiary dials for strike/silent and regulation marked in tens from 0 to 60, the silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring flanked by scroll spandrels and enclosing a matted centre with mock pendulum aperture and shaped date aperture, the twin fusee movement united by six knopped pillars, with verge escapement rack striking the hours on a single bell and repeating the quarters on a nest of six bells and hammers, the signed backplate engraved with elaborate scrolls 49cm (19.25in) high.
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