A most interesting late 17th century ebonised quarter repeating bracket timepiece  Hannah Jones, ye Widow of Henry Jones
Lot 103
A most interesting late 17th century ebonised quarter repeating bracket timepiece Hannah Jones, ye Widow of Henry Jones
Sold for £12,500 (US$ 21,317) inc. premium
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A most interesting late 17th century ebonised quarter repeating bracket timepiece  Hannah Jones, ye Widow of Henry Jones A most interesting late 17th century ebonised quarter repeating bracket timepiece  Hannah Jones, ye Widow of Henry Jones
Lot Details
A most interesting late 17th century ebonised quarter repeating bracket timepiece
Hannah Jones, ye Widow of Henry Jones
The caddy top surmounted by a gilt brass twin-S scroll handle over a moulded cornice, the sides with circular and shaped glazed apertures to a moulded base now raised on block feet, the 6.75 inch square brass dial with winged cherubs head spandrels enclosing the silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring with half quarter marks around the finely matted centre with decorated chamfered date aperture and ringed winding square, the single gut fusee movement with substantial plates united by five knopped and finned pillars, the verge escapement with bob pendulum and elaborate pierced apron, repeating the hours and the quarters on three hammers and bells on pulling the repeat cord set to the left hand side, the backplate signed in a flowing copperplate hand 'Hannah Jones ye Widdow of Henry Jones, London' (sic) amid a symmetrical pattern of flowerheads and foliage within a wheatear border 40cms (1ft 2ins) high.
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