A late 18th century mahogany pad top bracket clock with moonphase Thomas Read, Ipswich
Lot 40
A good and interesting late 18th century mahogany pad top bracket clock with moonphase and day indication Thomas Read, Ipswich
Sold for £5,625 (US$ 9,078) inc. premium

Lot Details
A good and interesting late 18th century mahogany pad top bracket clock with moonphase and day indication
Thomas Read, Ipswich
The arched case surmounted by a gilt handle and brass lined pad, over the reticulated side frets and brass lined glazed door, on a shallow plinth base raised on four brass bracket feet, the signed 7 inch silvered Roman and Arabic break arch dial with concentric calendar dial and gilt hand, enclosing the day aperture with the appropriate deity and zodiac symbol below, the spandrels engraved with foliate motifs, the arch containing the painted moonphase aperture with concentric age of moon to the outer edge, the signed twin fusee movement with verge escapement, knopped pillars, rack strike and trip repeat on a bell, the back plate engraved with flowers and foliage within a wrigglework border. 44.5cm (17.5in)
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