A rare late 18th century gilt brass and pinchbeck mantel timepiece with enamel dial and alarm
Christopher Pinchbeck, London
The shaped plate surmounted by a cast basket of flowers over an enamel signature plaque flanked by a pair of putto over the 4.5 inch one-piece enamel dial within a pierced pinchbeck bezel, set on four well-cast brass scroll feet with pinchbeck floral swag between, the going barrel movement with square plates united by four slender baluster pillars, the glazed panels revealing the verge escapement and alarm train, the 4.25 inch one-piece enamel dial plate with alarm set disc to the centre and shaped blued steel hands, 26.5cm (10.5in) high.
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