A third quarter of the 18th century ebonised bracket clock with pull quarter repeat Thomas Homesby, London
Lot 94W
A third quarter of the 18th century ebonised bracket clock with pull quarter repeat Thomas Homesby, London
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 7,353) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A third quarter of the 18th century ebonised bracket clock with pull quarter repeat
Thomas Homesby, London
The inverted bell top surmounted by a knopped brass handle over the moulded cornice, reticulated sound frets and brass lined break arch door, raised on a shallow plinth base and gilt brass block feet, the signed 7.5 inch brass Roman and Arabic dial with foliate mask spandrels, mock pendulum and calendar aperture to the matted centre, with strike/silent and regulation subsidiary dials to the arch, beneath the silvered signature plate, the twin train fusee movement converted to anchor escapement, repeating the quarters on a rack of six bells and striking the hour on a seventh, the backplate engraved with foliate scrolls centred on a basket of fruit. 55cm (21.75in)

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  • Thomas Homesby is recorded as working in London in 1755.
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