A Regency brass inlaid rosewood five pillar twin fusee bracket clock, with repeat Frodsham, Gracechurch Road, London.
Lot 486
A Regency brass inlaid rosewood five pillar twin fusee bracket clock, with repeat
Frodsham, Gracechurch Road, London.
Sold for £2,125 (US$ 3,571) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Regency brass inlaid rosewood five pillar twin fusee bracket clock, with repeat
Frodsham, Gracechurch Road, London.
Having an 8" signed enamel convex dial with Roman hours and moon hands; the twin fusee movement with pull repeat and adjustable pendulum, calling the hours on a bell, shaped backplate engraved 'Frodsham, Gracechurch Road, London'; the case with ormolu pineapple finial surmount on a stepped platform top, brass edged panels and canted corners, brass fish scale sound panels and carrying handles to the sides, moulded top plinth raised on brass ball feet. With pendulum, case key and winder. 48cm (19 inches) high

Footnotes

  • John Frodsham, born 1781, is recorded as working as a watch, clock and chronometer maker at 33, Gracechurch Street, London moving there in 1825 having taken over the firm following the death of his father William Frodsham in 1805. He was made a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers in 1830.
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