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1600/17: HENRI JACOT: a very good late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK in perfect working order and complete with its original numbered leather carrying case and numbered key. The good case is of "Corniche" design, with its oval bevelled glass panel to the top and bevelled glass panels all around. The 8-day movement strikes the hours and half-hours on a gong, and retains its original lever platform escapement. Signed to the backplate with the "HJ" trademark. Numbered 13600 to clock; case; leather travelling box and winding key. 7ins high; 5ins wide; 4.5ins deep (18 x 12.5 x 11.5cms) c.1880

Carriage, clock, French, Jacot

£1250

1590/17: JOHANNSEN, LONDON: a good 2-day MARINE CHRONOMETER in perfect working order. Housed in its brass-bound mahogany case the double lids open to reveal the chronometer set within gymbals which can be locked into place. The 56-hour fusee movement with its helical hairspring features an engraved silvered dial with subsidiary seconds and "Up-and-Down" dials, whilst to one corner can be found the original brass "tipsy-turvy" winding key. The case: 7.5ins x 7.5ins when closed. *Asmus Johannsen founded his company in 1859 becoming renown chronometer makers for the Admiralty and the Indian Navy amongst others. c.1900

chronometer, clock, marine, ship

£2950

1585/17: Henri Jacot: a fine late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK in perfect working order. The high quality "gorge" case (considered to be the best 'standard' design) features the traditional ribbed handle and large square bevelled glass to the top, whilst the 8-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong, repeating the hours at will. It retains its original platform lever escapement; blued steel 'spade' hands and enamel dial in perfect condition. 5.5ins high (handle down) 7ins high (handle up). c.1880

Carriage, clock, French, Repeater

£1450

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

£5850

1581/17: A pretty mid-19th century French ormolu and porcelain-mounted MANTLE CLOCK in full working order. The case is of gilt bronze, surmounted by a finial of a vase of flowers and mounted with fine porcelain panels to the front and both sides. The scene to the front depicts a hunting party beside a lake, with rural woodland scenes to the side panels. The 8-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell and is signed "R&C (Richard & Cie) Paris and London. 10.25ins high (excl the finial) 6.5ins wide; 4.25 ins deep. (26 x 16.5 x 10.8cms) c.1860

clock, French, mantle, Ormolu

£1350

1579/17: A very fine quality late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK by the famous maker: Henri Jacot. The case is of "Gorge" design (considered to be the best quality "standard" case) with its large square bevelled glass top and ribbed handle. The 8-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong, and repeats hours at will. The enamel dial is perfect; the blued steel hands are original and it retains its original lever platform escapement. Stamped with the Jacot trademark to the backplate (a parrot between the initials "HJ"). 5.5ins high (handle down) 7ins high (handle up). c.1880

Carriage, clock, French, Jacot

£1350

1573/17: A stunning early 19th century French Empire period mahogany MANTEL CLOCK in wonderful original condition. The case is most impressive, with finely-figured mahogany columns supporting the 'portico' top with superb quality ormolu capitals and mounts. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell, with a gorgeous ormolu dial; blued steel "Breguet" moon hands and its original 'gridiron' pendulum with ormolu bob. Perfect working order and a thoroughly original clock of very fine quality. 22ins high; 11.5ins wide' 5.5ins deep (56 x 29 x 14cms). *Signed to the dial: "Laine Paris" c.1830

clock, French, mantel

£1650

1572/17: A large and impressive late George III mahogany WALL CLOCK in perfect working order. The case is typical of the very early 19th century with its narrow moulded solid mahogany surround and deep concave bezel holding the original glass in place. The eight-day fusee movement is of "A" frame construction whilst the 14-inch dial retains its original paintwork. A splendid and impressive wall clock. c.1810

clock, fusee, Georgian, Wall

£1650

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

£1150

1529/17: John Smitheys of LONDON: a good quality and original 18th century verge BRACKET CLOCK in perfect working order. The case is ebonised with cast brass upper carrying handle; pineapple finials; arched front door with spandrels and ebonised bracket feet. The 8-day movement retains its original verge movement, striking hours on a bell, whilst the good dial has "Strike/Silent" control in the arch; engraved and silvered chapter-rings and date aperture above "VI". c.1770

18thcentury, bracket, clock, verge

£4350

1527/17: A pretty and good quality mid-19th century French ORMOLU MANTLE CLOCK in perfect working order. The case is of finest ormolu (gilded bronze) featuring scrolls and leaves in its asymmetrical style and an integral ormolu base. The eight-day movement signed for DENT a Paris, strikes hours and half-hours on a bell. It features silk suspension; a fine enamel dial and the original blued steel 'Breguet moon' hands. 13.5 ins high; 9 ins wide and 4.5ins deep (35 x 23 x 11 cms) c.1850

clock, French, mantle, Ormolu

£1450

1514/17: A good quality and quite small late 19th century BRACKET CLOCK in perfect working order. The case is ebonised with its cast brass carrying handle; gilt brass bezel to the front door and solid brass ogee bracket feet. The 8-day movement strikes hours and quarters (Westminster) on five gongs, whilst the dial features a subsidiary "Strike/Silent" dial and a further dial for through-the-dial pendulum adjustment. 14.5ins high; 10ins wide; 7.5ins deep (37 x 25.5 x 19cms) c.1885

bracket, chiming, clock, Victorian

£1350

1505/17: A good quality mid-19th century mahogany STICK BAROMETER by Smith & Beck of London. The figured mahogany case is edged with ebony and features a pretty carved pediment to the top and a long thermometer to the trunk. Both register plates are engraved and silvered, and it is complete with its original bone cursor key. * James Smith one of three premier instrument makers, was joined by Richard Beck in 1847. Smith retired in 1865 so this barometer can be accurately dated 1847-1865. c.1855

barometer, clock, stick

£1150

1504/17: A fine quality late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK in full working order. The case is of "Gorge" design, with bevelled glass panels to all sides and a large bevelled glass panel to the top. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong, and retains its original lever platform escapement. It also features a third Alarm "train", whilst the good enamel dial is in perfect condition and includes the smaller alarm dial. Signed to the movement "G.L." (maker not known, possibly Lepaute or Lepine, both of which are recorded). Guaranteed at least 2 years. 6ins high. c.1880

Carriage, clock, French, gorge

£850

1471/17: JULLION of BRENTFORD (ESSEX): a lovely late 18th century BRACKET CLOCK in perfect working order. Unusually for a clock of this period, the original case is of finest burr walnut, with cast brass carrying handle; gilt spandrels to the front door; original escutcheon and walnut feet. The 8-day movement retains its original anchor escapement, striking & repeating hours on a bell, with silvered dial and date aperture above "VI". 20ins high; 11ins wide (51x28cms) *John Jullion & Son worked together in New Brentford from circa 1762 though given the date of this clock, it was almost certainly made by son John alone. c.1790

bracket, clock, walnut

£5450

1457/17: An handsome and impressive mid/late Victorian oak STICK BAROMETER in full working order. By James Gargory of Birmingham, this good barometer is typical of the "high" Victorian period with its large mercury column; heavily carved finial and similarly carved cistern cover. It is signed to the glazed register plates and features a long thermometer to the trunk and original bone keys. 40ins (102cms) high overall. *James GARGORY worked at Nos 4/5 Bull Street, Birmingham 1835-1860. See Goodison page 324 c.1860

barometer, clock, oak, stick

£975

1450/17: A pretty and very useful mid 19th century rosewood WINE TABLE. The unusual top, with its 'scalloped' edges, is veneered in finely-figured Brazilian rosewood and is supported on a solid rosewood column, itself carved with lappets, leading to well-carved cabriole legs and scrolled feet. A pretty table, measuring 20ins diameter and 28.5ins high. (51 x 72cms) c.1845

18thcentury, bracket, clock, furniture, side, Table, verge, wine

£785

1424/17: Ernest OEHME, VIENNA: a most elegant and fine quality Grand Sonnerie VIENNA REGULATOR in perfect working order. The slender case is veneered in pale figured rosewood with boxwood edging and features a carved pediment; glazed sides and glazed front door. The 8-day triple-weight movement strikes hours and quarters on two gongs every quarter, with its original steel-rod pendulum and enamel dial signed by the maker. Fine and original blued steel hands. 43 x 12 x 6ins (109 x 30.5 x 15cms) * We can find no Ernest Oehme, clockmaker, though a very famous German romantic painter (1797-1855) goes by the same name. c.1830

clock, regulator, Vienna, Wall

£2150

1415/17: A very fine quality mid-19th century French ORMOLU MANTLE CLOCK of compact size and in perfect working order. The case is of finest quality ormolu (gilded bronze) complete with finial of flowers and integral ormolu base. The 8-day silk-suspension movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell and retains its original silvered dial and blued-steel hands. A delightful (and heavy quality) clock. 12ins high; 8.5ins wide; 4.25ins deep (30.5 x 21.5 x 10.8cms) c.1845

clock, French, mantle, Ormolu

£1650

1384/17: A pretty and small mid-19th century English FOUR-GLASS CLOCK in perfect working order. The case is of polished honey-colour oak, with bevelled glass panels to the sides and top, whilst the 8-day movement is chain-fusee driven. Engraved and silvered dial; original blued steel hands; original pendulum and pendulum retaining knob. Guaranteed for at least two years. 9.5ins high; 7.5ins wide; 5.5ins deep (24 x 19 x 12.25cms) c.1835

clock, English, Library, mantel

£1850

1330/16: ANONYMOUS: a handsome mid-19th century rosewood (Railway) MANTLE TIMEPIECE of "Four-Glass" type in perfect working order. The well-figured rosewood case is fitted with Gothic brass fretwork panels to the sides and is supported on compressed bun feet below the 'cushion' shaped base. The 8-day fusee movement, complete with original pendulum retains its good engraved and silvered dial together with "Breguet" moon hands. Unsigned but with a plaque underneath: "GWR 97" which refers to it once having been the property of the Great Western Railway. 14ins ( 35.5cms) high. c.1840

18thcentury, bracket, clock, mantle, railway, rosewood, verge

£1950

1166/16: FRANCIS SHUTTLEWORTH: a charming and unusual early 19th century Regency period TIMEPIECE. The pretty "Balloon" shaped case is of papier mache finely decorated with gilding to the front, sides and top, with musical trophies below the dial and flowers to the shaped base. The four-pillar single fusee movement with partially engraved backplate, retains its original pendulum; fine ormolu hands and perfect enamel dial signed: "Shuttleworth, Duke Street, Piccadilly". Guaranteed for at least 2 years. 15ins high; 9.5ins wide; 6ins deep. (38 x 24 x 15cms) *Francis Shuttleworth is recorded working in Duke Street, Piccadilly (LONDON) from 1805-1815. c.1810

clock, English, Regency, timepiece

£1350

1149/16: HOWARD of HITCHIN (Herts): an attractive and good quality mid-Victorian WALL CLOCK in perfect working order. The case is of mahogany, but unusually it is veneered in quartered oak of good warm "honey" colour. The 8-day movement is fusee driven with original pendulum; painted dial; blued steel hands and cast brass bezel. *J.G.Howard is recorded working in Hitchin "...mid-19th century..." see Loomes page 394. c.1860

8day, clock, fusee, Wall

£895