A fine early 19th century inlaid mahogany bracket clock  T. Cox Savory 47 Cornwall, London
Lot 490
A fine early 19th century inlaid mahogany bracket clock T. Cox Savory 47 Cornwall, London
Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,719) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Chester Sale Chester
6 Dec 2012 11:00 GMT

Auction 20172
Lot Details
A fine early 19th century inlaid mahogany bracket clock
T. Cox Savory 47 Cornwall, London
Having a 5 ¾" silvered dial with black Roman hours and straight Brequet hands, inscribed "T Cox Savory, London, No. 530", the two-train chain driven four pillar movement with shouldered plates, striking the half hours on a bell; the gadrooned caddie top case surmounted with pineapple finial, inlaid with fan marquetry panel to lower frieze, with reticulated sound frets to the sides and lion mask drop handles, on a plinth base and squat brass bun feet. Sold with pendulum, case key and winder 38cm (15") high

Footnotes

  • Primarily a retailer and silversmith, Thomas Cox Savory is recorded at 47 Cornhill, London in 1838 when he exhibited in his front window a mystery clock by Robert-Houdin. Loomes records him there 1851-1857 and also as having premises in Paris from the mid to late 19th Century.

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