A 19th century ebonised and ormolu musical quarter striking bracket clock, with Westminister/Whittington chimes   Retailed by C. W. Balmforth. Oswestry
Lot 40
A 19th century ebonised and ormolu musical quarter striking bracket clock, with Westminister/Whittington chimes Retailed by C. W. Balmforth. Oswestry
Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,781) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A 19th century ebonised and ormolu musical quarter striking bracket clock, with Westminister/Whittington chimes
Retailed by C. W. Balmforth. Oswestry
Having a 7" gilt arch dial with silver chapter, Roman hours and Arabic minutes, floating fleur de lys halfs, matted center with nameplate, subsidiary strike silent/slow fast and Whittington/Westminster dials in arch, shell and floral spandrels; triple fusee movement with rise and fall adjustment, the cylinder musical movement calling quarter hours on 7 gongs and rack striking the hour on a coiled gong, the arched top case with stepped platform and pineapple finials, canted sides with caryatid and floral swag mounts, the pierced ormolu figural side panels below large carrying handles, plinth with acanthus border, raised on scrolling acanthus form feet. With winder, pendulum, 2 case keys and bracket. 62cm (24 inches) high
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