A George III mahogany bracket clock
Edward Howard, London
third quarter 18th century
The rising brass handle and bell top case, the glazed door decorated with pierced spandrels, glazed side panels, all on molded plinth, arched brass dial (originally silvered) with strike/silent over Roman and Arabic chapter centering signature Edward Howard London above date dial, twin wire line fusee movement with verge escapement, back plate engraved with basket of flowers centering C-scrolls and foliage, striking the hour on a bell.
greatest height excluding handle 17 1/2in (44.5cm); width 10 1/4in (26cm); depth 6 3/4in (17cm)