A brass lantern clock
Lot 131
A very rare First Period brass lantern clock attributed to Henry Stevens, London
Sold for £16,250 (US$ 27,313) inc. premium
Auction Details
A very rare First Period brass lantern clock attributed to Henry Stevens, London A very rare First Period brass lantern clock attributed to Henry Stevens, London A brass lantern clock A brass lantern clock A brass lantern clock A brass lantern clock A brass lantern clock A brass lantern clock A brass lantern clock A brass lantern clock A brass lantern clock A brass lantern clock
Lot Details
A very rare First Period brass lantern clock attributed to Henry Stevens, London
The bell secured within an iron cross via a pinned lug covered by the brass finial, (the interior of the bell cast twice with the initials GS), over three pierced strapwork frets, the central one of which is enriched by engraved detailing of flowers and a pair of animals and four squat urn finials set on tapering Doric columns to slightly elongated ball feet, and set with a chapter ring of 3/4 of an inch in width and six inches in diameter, the chapter ring engraved with thin Roman numerals with floating star half hour markers between two single lines, set on a dialplate measuring 4 1/2 by 6 1/8th of an inch engraved with twelve flowerheads within scrolling foliage and buds, the centre originally carrying the alarm setting dial, but now vacant, with a blued steel hand, the weight driven movement with baluster-like turned arbors and fettled steel hammer stop, with (later) anchor escapement and countwheel strike on the bell


36cm high (14" 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