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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


2067/19: A charming early 19th century LONGCASE CLOCK by Robert Pryor of LONDON. The mahogany case is of compact size and restrained design, with a hood that features a circular convex glass; cast bezel and surmounted by the set of three gilded brass finials. The long trunk door is veneered in beautifully figured “flame” mahogany, whilst the base is similarly veneered and terminates in a plinth. The eight day three-train movement strikes hours on a large bell and chimes the quarters on a carillon of six bells. The painted circular dial is original as are the pretty blued steel hands. Full working and guaranteed at least two years. c.1825

chimes, 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