A late 17th Century lantern clock Thomas Ford de Bucks Fecit
Lot 12
A late 17th century lantern clock Thomas Ford de Bucks Fecit
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,606) inc. premium
Lot Details
A late 17th century lantern clock
Thomas Ford de Bucks Fecit
The strapped bell over four finials interspersed with dolphin frets, the front one engraved and cross-hatched, the silvered Roman chapter ring with trident half-hour marks and inner quarter hour track enclosing the latinised signature above engraved flowers in full bloom, the central alarm setting disc with sunburst centre, with single steel hand, the weight driven movement now with anchor escapement (replacing the earlier balance wheel escapement), the strike train partially complete, but lacking hammer, hammer spring, rear door and all alarm work 35cms (1ft 1.75ins) high.
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  1. James Stratton
    Specialist - Clocks
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 207 468 8364
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  2. Charles Crisford
    Specialist - Clocks
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8371
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8370
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