an English 18th century bracket clock
Lot 19
A mahogany bracket clock Signed on the dial, Bailey, Chippenham Fecit
US$ 1,000 - 1,500
£600 - 900
Lot Details
A mahogany bracket clock
Signed on the dial, Bailey, Chippenham Fecit
The case with brass handle over an inverted bell top, molded glazed panels to the sides with chamfers to the corners, on plinth base raised on bracket feet, shaped rectangular brass dial with engraved roman chapter ring enclosing a rural scene in the center and enhanced with flowers to the corners, later hands, the replaced twin fusee movement with four screwed cylindrical pillars, signed plain back plate with engraved border, anchor escapement, spring suspended pendulum, rack striking the hours on bell.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Henry P. Strause Collection, sold Parke Bernet Galleries, New York 1948.

    Literature:
    The Henry P. Strause Collection of Clocks, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, (1937).
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