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1994/19: A handsome and rare George III period "ACT of PARLIAMENT" or TAVERN CLOCK by Robert Peake of Dereham (Norfolk). The 23-inch one-piece dial is painted with black Roman numerals on a cream ground, whilst the long trunk with its shaped door is decorated with chinoiserie pavilions and figures, with gilded scrollwork to the "ears" that flank the signature. The 8-day movement is of "A" frame construction whilst the large brass hands feature a counter-weight to the minute hand. Perfect working order; 56ins (142cms) high overall. c.1780

18thcentury, ActofParliament, clock, tavern

£4250

1992/19: A good quality French CARRIAGE CLOCK by the famous maker: Alfred Drocourt. The case is of "Gorge" design with a large bevelled glass panel to the top, whilst the eight-day movement, which retains its original platform lever escapement, strikes hours and half hours on a gong, repeating hours at will, via the push button on top. The white enamel dial is perfect as are the original blued steel spade hands. 6.5ins high (handle up). c.1880

Carriage, clock, Drocourt, Repeater

£1250

1989/19: A good quality and impressive late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK by the famous maker: Henri JACOT. Housed in its bright polished "Corniche" case, the eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong, and it retains its original lever platform escapement. Perfect enamel dial and original blued steel "spade" hands. Signed to the backplate and numbered 16999. 7ins high, handle up. *Henri JACOT was a highly regarded maker of Carriage Clocks, winning several important awards at Paris Salon exhibitions. His trademark is a parrot on a stand flanked by the initials "H.J". (A "Jacot" is French for "Pretty Polly") c.1870

Carriage, clock, French, Jacot

£950

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

£5750

1981/19: A charming mid/late Victorian drop-dial WALL CLOCK of delightful small size. The case is of finely figured mahogany with its “chisel” base veneered in superb flame timber and a solid mahogany dial surround. The 8-day movement is chain-driven fusee and is fitted with its 8-inch dial and original blued steel ‘spade’ hands. A high quality, very pretty and quite rare drop-dial wall clock. *Jonathan Jones (c1837-1910) worked at 338 The Strand having succeeded his father at the same premises. He is described as a man of "high attainment" having been Vice President of the BHI. He retired in 1885 and died aged 94 in 1910. c.1870

clock, Dropdial, London, Wall

£1450

1969/19: An impressive and fine quality mid-19th century French Second Empire period MANTEL CLOCK in perfect working order. The "portico" style case is of satin birch embellished with ormolu mounts and ormolu capitals to the four columns. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell via the outside countwheel, whilst the original bi-metallic "grid-iron" pendulum is of finely cast ormolu, as is the good gilded dial and dial surround. Signed Ghresbright of Brussels. 19.25ins high; 5.25ins deep. c.1860

clock, French, mantel, Ormolu

£975

1957/19: A fine quality and most decorative mid-late 19th century FRENCH MANTLE CLOCK of “mystery” type, with a bi-metallic grid pendulum fitted with a circle of paste diamonds that swings back-and-forth around the dial. The case is of “lyre” shape in royal blue porcelain surmounted by an ormolu sunburst and embellished with ornate ormolu mounts, with an oval porcelain base similarly mounted and raised on matching feet. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half hours on a bell; the fine convex enamel dial is perfect as are the ornate ormolu hands. 14ins (35.5cms) high. 6ins (15cms) wide; just 3ins (7.5cms) deep. c.1880

clock, French, mantle, mystery

£2450

1953/19: An elegant and charming mid-19th century FRENCH MANTLE CLOCK in full working order. The case is of urn shape fashioned from Italian Carrera marble, with four ormolu finials and surmounted by an ormolu planetarium. To the sides are ormolu ram’s head handles and it is raised upon a similarly mounted black marble base with gilt feet. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell, via the outside countwheel, and it is complete with its original decorative pendulum. The fine enamel dial is perfect as are the cast and engraved ormolu hands which are particularly fine. 17ins (43cms) high overall. c.1860

clock, French, mantle, marble

£1950

1914/18: A good quality early 19th century Regency period WALL CLOCK in perfect working order. Of typical Regency octagonal shape, the rosewood veneered case is inlaid with panels of brass scrollwork, whilst the fusee movement is of eight-day duration and retains its original brass pendulum. The convex dial is original as is the convex glass which is set within its cast brass bezel. Signbed: John Parks of Prescott. 15ins wide; 6ins deep. (38 x 15cms) *Jonathan Parks of Prescott (Lancs) is recorded as working their from 1819-1824. c.1820

brass, clock, Regency, Wall

£1150

1888/18: Thomas Noble, BATH: a handsome early /mid 19th century drop dial WALL CLOCK in full working order. The mahogany case has a narrow dial surround, with a well-figured "cushion-based" trunk veneered in finely figured "flame" mahogany flanked by carved 'ears'. The eight-day fusee movement has shaped plates and the original long pendulum, whilst the 13-inch diameter convex dial is original as are the blued steel hands, with the convex front door glass contained within its cast brass bezel. Guaranteed (as are all our clocks) for at least two years. 25ins deep; 15.5ins wide;6.5ins deep. (63.5x39x16.5cms) c.1830

Bath, clock, Regency, Wall

£1250

1649/18: THOMAS SIMSON of HERTFORD: a good quality late 18th century mahogany LONGCASE CLOCK in fine condition and in perfect working order. Typical of good London "provincial clocks of the period, the splendid case has brass-inlaid columns to the hood and trunk; long trunk door and panelled base with double plinth. The 8-day movement strikes hours on a bell with "Strike/Silent" control in the arch and date wheel. 84ins (213cms) high. *Thomas Simson was apprenticed in 1766 and worked in Hertford from 1775-1795. c.1780

18thcentury, clock, longase, mahogany

£3650

1616/18: A good quality late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK of pretty oval form. The case is of high quality, with its four bowed and bevelled glass panels and with an oval glass panel to the top below the shaped cast brass handle. The 8-day movement, which retains its original platform lever escapement, strikes hours and half-hours on a gong. The enamel dial is perfect, and original as are the blued steel 'spade' hands. Full working order and guaranteed at least two years. 7.5ins high (handle up); 4.5ins wide; 3.75ins deep. (19 x 11.5 x 9.5cms) c.1880

Carriage, clock, French, oval

£1150

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

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