A good late 18th century small brass mounted ebonised single pad top quarter repeating bracket clock John Purden, London

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Lot 148
A good late 18th century small brass mounted ebonised single pad top quarter repeating bracket clock
John Purden, London

Sold for £ 19,200 (US$ 26,408) inc. premium

Fine Clocks

11 Dec 2007, 14:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

A good late 18th century small brass mounted ebonised single pad top quarter repeating bracket clock
John Purden, London
Surmounted by a handle set on a curved brass-mounted pad over a moulded cornice and rectangular brass-lined panels protecting the intricately pierced side sound frets, on a well moulded base with brass band and ogee bracket feet, the one-piece silvered Roman and Arabic dial signed in the arch and flanked by twin subsidiaries for Strike/Silent and for rise and fall regulation, the centre with mock pendulum and date apertures, the twin gut fusee movement with five knopped pillars and verge escapement rack striking on a bell and repeating the quarters on a nest of six bells, the backplate signed within a mass of scrolling foliage and a basket of flowers 33cm (13in) high.
A good late 18th century small brass mounted ebonised single pad top quarter repeating bracket clock John Purden, London
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