A Late 18th century mahogany quarter repeating musical table clock with 8 bells and alarm Eardley Norton, London, No.1808 3

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A Late 18th century mahogany quarter repeating musical table clock with 8 bells and alarm
Eardley Norton, London, No.1808 3

Sold for £ 12,562 (US$ 16,181) inc. premium

Fine Clocks

19 Jun 2019, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

A Late 18th century mahogany quarter repeating musical table clock with 8 bells and alarm
Eardley Norton, London, No.1808
The bell top with five finials over canted angles set with gilt female term mounts between glass side panels and brass handles on a moulded base with foliate scroll feet, the arched brass dial signed in a recessed reserve with two subsidiaries for strike/silent and six tunes - March/Dance/Minuet/Gavot/March/Air, gilt spandrels and silvered 7.25 inch Roman and Arabic chapter ring enclosing a finely matted centre with chamfered date aperture, the twin gut fusee movement mounted on a seatboard with deadbeat escapement and rack striking on a bell for the hours, repeating the quarters on a run of 8 bells and 15 hammers, the highly engraved backplate signed in a monumental cartouche with a pattern of flowers and foliate scrolls with two repeat cords. The lot is sold with a case key and an associated winding key. 63.6cms (25ins) high (3)

Footnotes

  • The bottom of the seatboard signed 'AaJ, G. Scotuimer 1131, Folkstone.'
    The bottom of the case inscribed '1808.'
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A Late 18th century mahogany quarter repeating musical table clock with 8 bells and alarm Eardley Norton, London, No.1808 3
A Late 18th century mahogany quarter repeating musical table clock with 8 bells and alarm Eardley Norton, London, No.1808 3
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