A mid to late 18th century mahogany bell top bracket clock John Taylor, London
Lot 279
A mid to late 18th century mahogany bell top bracket clock John Taylor, London
Sold for £4,560 (US$ 7,664) inc. premium
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A mid to late 18th century mahogany bell top bracket clock
John Taylor, London
Surmounted by a brass handle over arched glazed side apertures on a moulded plinth, the seven inch brass break arched dial with rococo spandrels, silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring with concentric calendar, strike/silent subsidiary to the arch, matted centre with recessed signed silvered cartouche and painted pierced steel hands to the twin gut fusee movement with foliate engraved backplate, verge escapement and rack striking on a bell 50cm (19.5in) high.

Footnotes

  • John Taylor, a prolific maker, is recorded as working from Gloucester Street circa 1780.
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