A third quarter of the 17th century brass lantern clock with the 'Matchstick Man' casting marks  Anonymous 2
Lot 132
A third quarter of the 17th century brass lantern clock with the 'Matchstick Man' casting marks Anonymous 2
Sold for £3,750 (US$ 6,070) inc. premium

Lot Details
A third quarter of the 17th century brass lantern clock with the 'Matchstick Man' casting marks  Anonymous 2
A third quarter of the 17th century brass lantern clock with the 'Matchstick Man' casting marks
Anonymous
The bell straps cast with intermediate pierced floral pieces over four urn finials to tapering columns and ball feet, all three frets unusually with engraved detailing, the brass chapter ring 1 inch in width and 6.25 inches in diameter with Roman numerals, inner quarter-hour track and stylised half hour markers enclosing the florally engraved centre, the original alarm-setting disc still present, but now rivetted and with alarm work removed, the steel hand with pierced tip and oval centre, the movement now with converted anchor escapement, the countwheel strike with decorated hammer stop. Together with a later wall bracket.
39cms (15.5ins) high. (2)
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