An mid 18th century ebonised musical bracket clock Daniel Vauguion, London
Lot 464
An mid 18th century ebonised musical bracket clock Daniel Vauguion, London
Sold for £3,125 (US$ 5,252) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Chester Sale Chester
6 Dec 2012 11:00 GMT

Auction 20172
Lot Details
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

Footnotes

  • Daniel Vauguion (1760-93) is listed in Brittens 'Old Clocks and Watches and their makers' as operating from Spring Gardens, Charing Cross 1760-93, clock and watch maker 'to....duke of Gloucester & Prince Henry'
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