A good late 18th century mahogany table clock  James Wilson, Westminster
Lot 63
A good late 18th century mahogany table clock James Wilson, Westminster
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,407) inc. premium

Lot Details
A good late 18th century mahogany table clock
James Wilson, Westminster
The arched case surmounted by a handle over a well moulded cornice and fish-scale side frets to a plinth base and tall fluted scroll feet, the signed painted Roman and Arabic dial with matching hands, and subsidiary dials for strike/silent in the arch and date above VI, the twin chain fusee movement with anchor escapement rack striking on a bell, furthermore with a trip repeat facility, the backplate signed in copperplate script within an engraved wavy border, the pendulum with holdfast and matching decoration to the bob 46cms (18ins) high.

Footnotes

  • Two James Wilsons are recorded as working in Westminster in the late 18th century; the first in King Street circa 1770 and another who was a member of the Clockmakers Company from 1771-1824.
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