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1584/17: GEORGE PRIOR, LONDON: a very fine and original 18th century mahogany BRACKET CLOCK in perfect working order. The case is charming ~ just a little smaller than usual ~ with its cast brass handle; ormolu decoration to the bell top; inner brass slip frame and bracket feet. The 8-day movement with a finely engraved backplate, retains its original verge escapement, striking hours on a bell and repeating hours at will. Superb dial with finely gilded spandrels; "Strike/Silent" control in the arch; original blued steel hands and date aperture above "VI". A fine clock: 18.5ins high; 11ins wide; 7.5ins deep (47x28x19cms) c.1770

bracket, clock, London, verge


1565/17: A good looking early/mid 19th century mahogany WALL CLOCK by Burrows of Chelsea, LONDON. The case features a narrow solid surround, with curved door below, whilst the convex glass is fitted within the cast brass bezel. The eight-day fusee movement has shaped plates with original blued steel hands and restored (but not re-painted) 12-inch convex dial. 14ins diameter; 6ins deep. The inside of the side door has an interesting original makers label ~ see additional image. *The convex dial and glass indicates that this was made just prior to the Victorian period. c.1840

clock, fusee, London, Wall