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2088/19: A fine 18th century mahogany BRACKET CLOCK of compact size and in good original condition. The case is typically George III, with its “bell” top; set of four cast brass ‘pineapple’ finials and cast carrying handle. To the sides are twin ormolu panels cast with cherubs whilst the front door features similar ormolu spandrels. The 8-day movement, with engraved backplate retains its original verge escapement striking and repeating hours on a bell, whilst the good dial has Strike/Silent control in the arch and a third gilded hand, to show the date. Signed: John Taylor to the cartouche below “XII”. 18ins high. *John Taylor worked at 41, Upper Moorfields, from 1784 until 1788. c.1785

bracket, clock, London, verge


2069/19: Edward Cooper, LONDON: a very fine and original 18th century mahogany LONGCASE CLOCK in full working order. The stunning case has a ‘pagoda’ pediment; brass-inlaid columns to the hood and trunk and a long door. The base features a separate “flame”mahogany panel to the front and moulded double plinths. The 8-day movement strikes hours on a bell whilst the good dial features engraved and silvered chapter-rings; “Strike/Silent” control in the arch; subsidiary seconds dial and date aperture. Signed by the maker to the engraved plate. A superb quality 18th century London Longcase Clock c.1770

8day, clock, London, longase


1984/19: A fine quality and original George III mahogany BRACKET CLOCK from the third quarter of the 18th century. The case of "bell-top" design features a brass carrying handle to the top; pierced fretwork corners to the front door and original mahogany 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. The dial is very fine, with cast spandrels; original blued steel hands; date aperture above "VI" and "Strike/ Silent" control in the arch. Engraved signature to the shaped cartouche: John Rapton LONDON. 18ins high (excl handle). c.1770

bracket, clock, London, verge