A good William and Mary lacquered bracket clock <BR />James Boyce, London<BR />circa 1695
Lot 84
A good William and Mary lacquered bracket clock
James Boyce, London
circa 1695
Sold for US$ 12,500 inc. premium
Lot Details
A good William and Mary lacquered bracket clock
James Boyce, London
circa 1695
The case chinoiserie decorated with figures, birds and insects in garden landscapes amongst fauna, the low caddy top surmounted by brass finials and flanked to either side by carrying handles, on plinth base and bun feet, the eight-inch square brass dial with silvered chapter ring having a mock pendulum and date aperture to the matte center, within cast cherub spandrels and having non-strike/strike adjuster above XII, the twin train fusee movement with verge escapement having two pull repeats, one striking the hours, the other striking the hours and quarters, on four bells, the well engraved backplate with foliate scroll ornament.
height 20in (51cm)

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  • Provenance:
    Purchased Derek Roberts, Tonbridge, England, May 1991.
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