A George III mahogany bracket clock  Edward Howard, London third quarter 18th century
Lot 1097
A George III mahogany bracket clock
Edward Howard, London
third quarter 18th century
Sold for US$ 1,875 inc. premium
Lot Details
This Monarch table is owned by well-known rock & roll pioneer (music producer, music publisher, record company owner) Artie Ripp who founded Kama Sutra and Buddah Records (1960's) and Family Productions (1970) to which he signed then unknown singer/songwriter Billy Joel. Over 46 years in Hollywood, this table has entertained music and film industry notables Billy Joel, Clive Davis, Neil Bogart, Richard Perry, Tony Bennett, Ahmet Ertegun, Ron Perlman, Priscilla Presley, Larry Hagman, Phil Spector, Muhommad Ali, William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman, to name a few.
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)
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