A Chinese market bracket clock
Lot 42
A Chinese export gilt bronze and paste set quarter striking bracket clock.Signed on the movement, "Leong Han Hin [?], Canton , China", early 19th century
Sold for US$ 19,520 inc. premium
Lot Details
A Chinese export gilt bronze and paste set quarter striking bracket clock.
Signed on the movement, "Leong Han Hin [?], Canton , China", early 19th century
The floral engraved domed top with central bun finial and leafy buds to the corners, above a pierced frieze set with red, green and white paste, supported by cast dragons applied to the corners, pierced oval woven knot side frets, circular white enamel dial with arabic minute numerals and roman chapters within paste-set bezel and gilt mask cast and chased with the Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism, gilt hour and minute hands, blued steel center seconds, the base raised on pierced bracket feet twin fusee movement cut for chains, wound and set through backplate engraved with signature cartouche, striking the hours and quarters on two bells 20 in. [51 cm] high
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