AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY BRASS MOUNTED MUSICAL BRACKET CLOCK WITH SELECTION FOR EITHER 'FORTE' OR 'PIANO' SOUND TO THE 14 HAMMERS AND BELLS ALSO 'TING TANG' CHIMING THE QUARTERS ON A FURTHER TWO BELLS Gravell & Tolkein No.3266

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AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY BRASS MOUNTED MUSICAL BRACKET CLOCK WITH SELECTION FOR EITHER 'FORTE' OR 'PIANO' SOUND TO THE 14 HAMMERS AND BELLS ALSO 'TING TANG' CHIMING THE QUARTERS ON A FURTHER TWO BELLS
Gravell & Tolkein No.3266

Sold for £ 8,812 (US$ 11,351) inc. premium

Fine Clocks

19 Jun 2019, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY BRASS MOUNTED MUSICAL BRACKET CLOCK WITH SELECTION FOR EITHER 'FORTE' OR 'PIANO' SOUND TO THE 14 HAMMERS AND BELLS ALSO 'TING TANG' CHIMING THE QUARTERS ON A FURTHER TWO BELLS
Gravell & Tolkein No.3266
The mahogany case surmounted by a pagoda top over four finials and a well moulded cornice supported on canted top fluted pilasters, side lions mask handles and fish scale side frets to a plinth base on shallow ogee arched brass feet, the 8 inch arched brass dial with large twin subsidiaries in the arch for Music & Strike/Silent and a choice of six tunes comprising:

Allemand,
Dance,
Reel,
Song,
Rondo, and
March
centred by a smaller subsidiary to regulate the volume of the tune 'Forte or Piano', the silvered Roman and Arabic dial with inner concentric date and plain signed and numbered centre, the substantial signed and numbered movement with thick plates united by six knopped pillars, the backplate with engraved running border, deadbeat escapement ting-tang quarter chiming every 15 minutes and playing one of the six tunes on every hour on 14 bells and hammers. 71cm (28in) high
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