A late 18th century mahogany five-tune musical bracket clock playing on nine bells and hammers Edward Ellicott, London

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Lot 291
A late 18th century mahogany five-tune musical bracket clock playing on nine bells and hammers
Edward Ellicott, London

Sold for £ 3,250 (US$ 3,975) inc. premium
A late 18th century mahogany five-tune musical bracket clock playing on nine bells and hammers
Edward Ellicott, London
The arched case surmounted by five urn finials over a moulded cornice and mounts to the canted corners, the side apertures set with pierced sun masks, on scroll feet, the 7.5inch repainted Roman dial with tune selection lever in the arch indicating 'Song, Jigg, Minuett, Air, Cotillion', with matching blued steel hands, the triple fusee movement with anchor escapement striking the hours on a bell and playing one of five tunes on nine hammers and bells every three hours 55cms (1ft 10ins) high.
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