An imposing mid-19th century flame mahogany twin-fusee bracket clock W. F. Evans
Lot 476
An imposing mid-19th century flame mahogany twin-fusee bracket clock W. F. Evans
Sold for £475 (US$ 776) inc. premium

Lot Details
An imposing mid-19th century flame mahogany twin-fusee bracket clock
W. F. Evans
Having a 10" white painted circular Roman dial with painted black Roman hours and spade hands, inscribed "W. F. EVANS"; the four pillar chain-driven movement with ting-tang quarter chiming on two bells and hour striking on a coiled gong; the arched top case with carved foliate and floral cresting, the shaped sides with conforming carved scroll ornament, on a plain plinth with egg and dart panel above, raised on block feet, sold with a mahogany bracket with ripple-moulded frieze on pierced supports,(2) Lacking pendulum and winder 75cm (29.5") high

Footnotes

  • W. F. Evans & Sons, Soho Clock Factory, Handsworth. (William Frederick Evans) was founded by Mathew Boulton & James Watt, their foreman John Haughton took over the business in 1805 and established himself in Soho Street, Birmingham, branding the business as The Soho Clock Factory Handsworth. His son-in-law, William Frederick Evans took over the running of the business in 1843. The Business ceased trading 1934
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