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2024/19: A good quality Regency period brass-inlaid drop-dial WALL CLOCK in full working order. The case is of mahogany with carved "ears" either side of the "cushion" based trunk with its brass-inlaid panel below the dial. The eight-day fusee driven movement retains its original painted convex dial and blued steel hands behind the convex glass within its cast brass bezel. Good long (original) brass pendulum and gilt bob. Signed "Hawleys" of London. 23ins high' 15ins diameter (the dial 12ins) c.1835

clock, London, Regency, Wall


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


1983/19: A good late 18th century SILVER TEAPOT and STAND by the famous silver-smith, Robert Hennell. The teapot, with its "bright-cut" decoration and long slender spout is typical of the period, as is the original oval stand. Interestingly, the stand is fitted with a set of four cast silver wheels all hallmarked ~ a feature not seen before. Both teapot and stand are engraved with a fine Coat of Arms and everything is hallmarked for London 1794. 10.5ins long. *The Hennell dynasty of highly regarding silversmiths, was founded by Robert's father David, but is is the work of Robert Hennell I (1796-1844) whose work is most keenly sought-after. c.1794

Hennell, London, object, Silver