An 18th century ebonised musical bracket clock circa 1760
Daniel Vauguion, London
Having a 6" break-arched dial , silvered chapter ring with Roman hours, matted centre with signed maker's cartouche and mock pendulum aperture, within pierced gilt spandrels, the arch having a silvered Strike/Silent ring framed with applied pierced gilt scroll and mask arches , the three train chain-driven fusee movement now with anchor escapement (converted from verge), ringing on a carillon of eight bells, the finely engraved back plate decorated with foliage, the case having an inverted bell top and brass handle above a moulded cornice, stopped brass foliate fretwork spandrels and caddie-moulded corners to the door, the sides with pierced brass roundels and foliate frets, the whole raised on gilt brass ogee bracket feet. Sold with a pendulum, no keys or winder.
42cm (16.5") high